July 2003

Editorial
Introducing the centenary of a noble man of great understanding who stood up for truth and made the ultimate sacrifice in Afghanistan (Fazal Ahmad - UK)
Notes and Comment – Resiliance of children
Nature has endowed children with survivability but parents must address their spiritual needs as well. (Fazal Ahmad - UK)
Martyrs of Afghanistan
Our lead article is an account of the life and times of Sahibzada Abdul Latif, his martyrdom a hundred years ago, and the prophecy made by the Promised Messiah(as): ‘the land of Afghanistan will see what consequences the shedding of his blood will entail. (Chaudhry Sir Muhammad Zafrulla Khan)
100 Years of Divine Retribution
The unfortunate land of Afghanistan contnues to pay a heavy price for the innocent lives lost there. (Dr. Latif Ahmad Qureshi - UK)
Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad - The Promised Messiah and Mahdi Efficacy of Repentance – Part 1
When people forget God, God Almighty also becomes indifferent towards such people. (Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad - The Promised Messiah and Mahdi (as))
QUESTION & ANSWER – Belief and Guidance
Is there room for a theocratic state; have more people been killed by religion?; why do we need prophets? (Hazrat Mirza Tahir Ahmad - Khalifatul Masih IV)
Europe’s Debt to the Islamic World
The renaissance of Europe arose form the legacy of Islam; the contribution of Baghdad. (Zakaria Virk - Canada)
Persecution of the Ahmadiyya Community in Pakistan: An Analysis Under International Law and International Relations
Continuing a detailed review of the background to the persecution of Ahmadis. (Amjad Mahmood Khan - USA)