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Jihad of the Pen

Osaama Saifi is a member of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community - the oldest Muslim organization in the United States – and a member of the Muslim Writers Guild of America. He regularly engages in service projects, such as the Muslim for Life initiative, which helped collect over 10,000 bags of blood across the United States in remembrance of the victims of 9/11. Osaama is a Santa Barbara County native and was raised in Santa Maria, California. He received a Bachelors of Arts in economics and rhetoric at the University of California, Berkeley. Osaama is currently pursuing a law degree in order to combat blasphemy laws in countries such as Pakistan, and ultimately to protect religious minorities through out the world. Contact Osaama at osaifi@gmail.com or follow him at twitter.com/osaama_saifi.

Slighting a Visitor

Religion is practiced from the heart, not by force. Read story.

Monday, November 7, 2016

Muslim Support for Bernie Sanders

The deep roots between Islam and Judaism is often overlooked. Read story.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Bangladesh Tragedies Go Against Islam's Values

Universal human rights are advocated, not violence. Read story.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Pakistan: A Beleaguered Country

Minorities suffer fear and violence sanctioned by blasphemy laws. Read story.

Friday, April 8, 2016

Is the Qur'an Responsible for Brussels?

Some have misunderstood "The Repentance" chapter to be a violent one. Read story.

Friday, April 1, 2016

'Create Not Disorder in the Earth'

"Surely, the mercy of Allah is nigh unto those who do good." Read story.

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Extremists Endanger Muslims, Too

ISIS has killed more Muslims than any other group. Read story.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Extremists, Get Out of My Country

The Chattanooga shooter followed political dogma unguided by religion. Read story.

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Women's Roles in Islam

Muslim women have long had professional and inheritance rights. Read story.

Monday, March 23, 2015

The Tragedy of Paris

True freedom of speech furthers the progress of truth and intellectual discussion. Read story.

Monday, January 26, 2015

Wearing Hijab for Modesty in All Things

Hijab requires looking beyond the outer cloth to the thoughts and actions of the person within. Read story.

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Despite Persecution, Ahmadi Muslims Engage in Prayer

When a mob in Pakistan set aflame several homes of members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, police officers just watched the flames rage. Read story.

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Burning Away All Sins

There is a cool serenity at 3:50 a.m. that contrasts the long, hot day. Read story.

Monday, July 7, 2014

The Scarlet Bandana

The 9/11 Memorial Museum serves as a tribute to heroes, like Welles Crowther, who were born that day. Read story.

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Muslims Fight Anti-Semitism

Israelite prophets are revered by both Jews and Muslims; anti-Semitism must be fought wherever it may be found. Read story.

Sunday, April 20, 2014
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