June 19th-22th, 2024 – The Second World Conference for Religious Dialogue and Cooperation – Macedonia

June 19th - 22th, 2024 The Second World Conference for Religious Dialogue and Cooperation Macedonia Speaking on behalf of the religion will be: aRDIJAN dEMIROVIC The Seventh Covenant:A “STRANGE” RELIGION Presentation: We present the beliefs and the teachings of the Call of Imam Mahdi with the understanding that Islam began as...

AUG 19th-23rd 2024 – European Association for the study of Religions Conference – GOTHENBURG – SWEDEN

AUG 19th-23rd, 2024 21st Annual Conference of the European Association for the Study of Religions Venue:Faculty of Humanities, University of Gothenburg, SwedenSession title:The Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light:A Middle Eastern New Religious Movement Comes to EuropePanelists:- Massimo INTROVIGNE (CESNUR, Torino, Italy)- Karolina Maria KOTKOWSKA (Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland)- Martin...

April 09, 2024 – Bitter Winter – The Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light. 5. Why Are They Persecuted?

April 09, 2024 The Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light. 5. Why Are They Persecuted? The peaceful followers of the AROPL have been harassed, discriminated, and beaten in Muslim countries but also in Thailand and Sweden. Why? - Massimo Introvigne and Karolina Maria Kotkowska, with Rosita Šorytė She is a...

April 08, 2024 – Bitter Winter – The Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light. 4. The Divine Just State

April 08, 2024 The Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light. 4. The Divine Just State AROPL believers expect a millennial kingdom of peace and justice, ruled by a wise philosopher-king. - Massimo Introvigne and Karolina Maria Kotkowska. The man in front of us exudes instant sympathy. He is standing next...

April 06, 2024 – Bitter Winter – The Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light. 3. Esotericism and Progressive Millennialism

April 06, 2024 The Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light. 3. Esotericism and Progressive Millennialism We may recognize in the AROPL some common traits with both esoteric movements and millennialist religions with a progressive approach. - Massimo Introvigne and Karolina Maria Kotkowska. After a tour of the Victorian orphanage re-adapted...

April 05, 2024 – Bitter Winter – The Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light. 2. From Ahmed al-Hassan to Abdullah Hashem

April 05, 2024 The Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light. 2. From Ahmed al-Hassan to Abdullah Hashem In chaotic post-Saddam Iraq, a cluster of new religious movements proceeding from a man called Ahmed al-Hassan emerged. The AROPL is the largest one. - Massimo Introvigne and Karolina Maria Kotkowska. The beautiful...

April 04, 2024 – Bitter Winter – Over 100 members of persecuted religious minority held at Turkish border

April 04, 2024 The Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light. 1. A Drama and Its Characters March 2024, the leader of the Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light (AROPL) meets with scholars at the AROPL headquarters. On the right, Human Rights Without Frontiers’ Willy Fautré. - MASSIMO INTROVIGNE In March...

July 15, 2023 –  EUReporter – Over 100 Church members beaten and arrested at the Turkish Border

July 15, 2023 Over 100 Church members beaten and arrested at the Turkish Border Rule 39 of the Rules of Court allows the European Court of Human Rights to issue urgent measures to safeguard “key” human rights such as the right to life or the prohibition of torture. Under the...

Jun 28, 2023 – Euobserver – Religious minority abused at EU-funded centre in Turkey: witness

June 28, 2023 Religious minority abused at EU-funded centre in Turkey: witness Among the religious minorities that are severely persecuted in Iran, there is the Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light community, whose concerns I will be raising today: Members of the Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light in Iran...

July 06, 2023 – freedomofconscience – Conference EU Parliament : oppression of minorities in Iran and Religious Freedom

July 06, 2023 Conference EU Parliament : oppression of minorities in Iran and Religious Freedom Among the religious minorities that are severely persecuted in Iran, there is the Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light community, whose concerns I will be raising today: Members of the Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light...