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 email@example.com or follow him at twitter.com/osaama_saifi.
Religion is practiced from the heart, not by force. Read story.
Monday, November 7, 2016
The deep roots between Islam and Judaism is often overlooked. Read story.
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Universal human rights are advocated, not violence. Read story.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Minorities suffer fear and violence sanctioned by blasphemy laws. Read story.
Friday, April 8, 2016
Some have misunderstood "The Repentance" chapter to be a violent one. Read story.
Friday, April 1, 2016
"Surely, the mercy of Allah is nigh unto those who do good." Read story.
Thursday, February 18, 2016
ISIS has killed more Muslims than any other group. Read story.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
The Chattanooga shooter followed political dogma unguided by religion. Read story.
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Muslim women have long had professional and inheritance rights. Read story.
Monday, March 23, 2015
True freedom of speech furthers the progress of truth and intellectual discussion. Read story.
Monday, January 26, 2015
Hijab requires looking beyond the outer cloth to the thoughts and actions of the person within. Read story.
Sunday, November 9, 2014
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
There is a cool serenity at 3:50 a.m. that contrasts the long, hot day. Read story.
Monday, July 7, 2014
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
Israelite prophets are revered by both Jews and Muslims; anti-Semitism must be fought wherever it may be found. Read story.