AIFD in the News
Source: Venn Institute By M Zuhdi Jasser The question of religious freedom for all as it relates to the religion of Islam is one of the most challenging yet important ones of this century. It is understandable that many judge faiths – not just Islam – based on the actions of their leaders and most vocal members. The same stands true for Islam. Sadly, it is undeniable that when it comes to the First Freedom, the fruit of religious liberty, it is undeniable that the overwhelming majority of the current Muslim leadership across the world have demonstrated little respect for … Continued
Billboard With Soldier and Muslim Called Offensive. (George Lin, KFYI) Doctor Zuhdi Jasser, with the American Islamic Forum in Phoenix, is a physician, Muslim, and former Navy officer. He says the nasal spray company billboard displayed in 20 cities across the country offends him on all three levels. The ad is drawing criticism because it shows a military officer embracing a Muslim woman…fully covered by a berka. Jasser compares the billboard’s quality to Miley Cyrus and good music. He says consumers should boycott this company’s products for utilizing such an offensive ad. The nasal spray business says the ad is … Continued
Read the entire article at The Christian Post “These guys are basically exploiting an annual commemoration of an attack in which America lost over 3,000 lives to radical Islam,” Dr. Zuhdi Jasser, author of A Battle for the Soul of Islam: An American Muslim Patriot’s Fight to Save His Faith and president of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy(AIFD), told The Christian Post in a Tuesday interview. “It’s part of this lobby of Islamist groups in America that believe America is to blame rather than taking ownership.”
Read the entire article on the World Evangelical Alliance site Turkmenistan has been one of the most repressive countries in the world for over two decades, as key international actors continue to sideline the issue of religious and other freedoms due to their thirst for cheap energy. This Muslim-majority Central Asian nation possesses the world’s fourth largest reserves of natural gas resources Like some other countries in this region, Turkmenistan is “reminiscent of the old Soviet Union” as it commits serious human rights violations, “particularly through enacting and enforcing laws against freedom of religion or belief,” Katrina Lantos Swett and … Continued
Read the entire article at YourWestValley.com “We’re anxious to have the cavalry come with missiles and arms and training and protection for the border, but also we want it done right,” said Zuhdi Jasser, a local physician and president of the American Islam Forum for Democracy. Jasser says when you think it can’t get any worse– it does. “There’s only one of two ways it’s going to end. Either Bashar’s generals and officers will be dead, or the Syrian people will be dead,” Jasser said.
Read the entire story at ChristianPost.com excerpt from article But Dr. M Zuhdi Jasser, a Syrian-American and founder of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy, told CP that the Assad regime encouraged the religious violence. “Religious liberty is at a historic low in Syria as the Assad regime has employed a scorched earth policy by intentionally stoking militants with sectarian divisions in order to rip apart Syria from within,” said Jasser. ”While the revolution began as a diverse political movement of all faiths against the Assad regime, it has now degenerated into a sectarian conflict dominated by the narrative of … Continued
Read the entire story at AmericanThinker.com Excerpt from the article: Dr. Zuhdi Jasser, author of the book A Battle for the Soul of Islam: An American Muslim Patriot’s Fight to Save his Faith, told American Thinker that he has tried on numerous occasions to meet with Senator McCain, especially since he resides in Arizona, but was told the Senator is too busy. “This conversation on McCain’s part is quite premature. It shows the unbalance since Morsi usurped power starting last November, which would have been a good time for Senator McCain to become critical. It was necessary to remove Morsi because he had the Egyptian government entrenched … Continued