Qasim Rashid

Qasim Rashid is a national spokesperson for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA. He is an attorney and author of the critically acclaimed book "The Wrong Kind of Muslim." Follow him @MuslimIQ.

Stories by Qasim Rashid

Why We Cannot Settle for a Secular Society

It is only a fear of God that can prevent cruelty and uphold our humanity.

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3 Qur’anic Verses That Prove ISIS Is Un-Islamic

Compare the actions of ISIS to the Qur’an and it is clear ISIS can’t represent any form of Islam. 

5 Better Ways to Respond to the Charlie Hebdo Atrocity

Let’s check our reflexes and respond to this tragedy in ways that promote healing and truth.

Five Race Issues Everyone Needs to Acknowledge

How ignoring some basic facts exacerbates our country’s race problem.

Takfirism Is Not Just An ISIL Problem — It’s a Muslim Problem

A call to Muslims to oppose takfirism by condemning Pakistan’s Second Amendment signed 40 years ago this week.

Six Things Every Muslim (and Non-Muslim) Should Know About the Caliphate

Since ISIS declared its reestablishment, here’s what you need to know about the history and meaning of the Caliphate.

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Will the Real Moderate Imams Please Stand Up?

Despite the violence, murder, and persecution of Ahmadi Muslims worldwide, all imams have been silent.

Get the (Eternal) Hell Out of Islam

Seven reasons why Islam rejects the idea of eternal hell.

Here’s a Novel Idea: You Should Learn about Islam from Actual Muslims

The latest diatribe by a prominent critic of Islam doesn’t evince any knowledge of Islam.

Suicide Bombing and Pakistan’s Double Standard

Why have you never heard of Muzaffar Ahmad? Because Pakistan’s government endorsed the suicide bomber he took down.

#MyJihad: Campaign to amplify the voice of mainstream Muslims

Courtesy of Public educaton campaign called MyJihad featured in an advertisement on the side of a Chicago bus. As … Continued

Muhammad: When bad things happen to good people, maintain trust in God

REUTERS A student is consoled after he placed flowers on a memorial at the entrance to Newtown High School in … Continued

Why Muslims Hate America

The question is not at all why they hate us, but why don’t we get it.

When free speech costs human life

Ibrahim Alaguri AP A Libyan man holds a placard in English during a demonstration against the attack on the U.S. … Continued

American Tolerance vs. Sept. 11 terrorism — a victory of pluralism over prejudice

GETTY IMAGES Germano Riviera walks with the “Flag of Honor,” which displays the names of all of the victims of … Continued

Do critics actually read the Koran?

Ramadan is upon us – a time of fasting, charity, prayer…and fighting off Sergey Ponomarev AP Libyan children study Koran … Continued