Ahmadiyyah


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Ahmadiyyah

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Ahmadiyah

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1. (Islam) a messianic Islamic sect founded in Qadian, India, in 1889 by Mirza Ghulam Ahmad; it split into two branches in 1914
2. (Islam) any of various Sufi sects
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Attending Al Ahmadiyyah School, Shaikh Rashid's studies included Islamic studies, Arabic, and arithmetic.
VISIT: Fatihul Haq (left), President of the South Huddersfield Ahmadiyyah Association with Conservative visitors (from second left) Dr Bill Armer, chairman of Huddersfield Conservatives, Dr Jason Aldiss, West Yorkshire Area Conservative chairman and Dr Spencer Pitfield, national voluntary director of the Conservative Policy Forum
After joining the AAUAA Jaaber was educated, as he described it, in the Sunnah Islam tradition directly under Ezaldeen who was also aware of the activities of late Wali Akram, the former African-American Ahmadiyyah (36) convert, and his efforts to explain Islam proper to African-Americans.
36) The Ahmadiyyah Movement was an Indian missionary Islamic movement that came to the U.
Hatred of non-Muslims is fostered, the leading example is the persecution of the Ahmadiyyah sect now legally deemed to be non-Islamic.
Abdullah Dunun urged the government to recognize Ahmadiyyah as an independent religion like Islam and Christianity, allowing its followers to practice their religious beliefs freely in Indonesia.
These Afrikaans translations are followed by a translation of the same chapter in Xhosa--the latter was extracted from The Ahmadiyyah Muslim Mission 1989 publication entitled Selected Verses of the Holy Quran in Xhosa, and a translation rendered into English by M.
The 2005 MUI (Muslim Ulama Council) Fatwa Famously considered Ahmadiyyah's Followers apostates and the fatwa was subsequently used by extremists to legitimize attacks against adherents of the Ahmadiyyah.
Separate from the country's dominant Sunni Islam population, a small minority of persons subscribe to the Ahmadiyyah interpretation of Islam.
For instance, a few days before Ramadan in August this year there were reports of a small group of Muslims in West Java attacking Ahmadiyyah followers.
In a separate instance, extremist groups, such as the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) and the Taliban Brigade, forcefully shut down an Ahmadiyyah mosque and community centre.