Editorial

What Hath God Wrought?

The Month of May has many days that are of historical importance. Many personalities who left a deep imprint on world history were born in May.

Truth be Told

Hundreds of thousands of Syrians are said to have lost their lives in the civil-war, which started off as a revolt against the Syrian government about six-and-a-half years ago. 

Election or Selection?

You will have come across the term Electoral College and the phrase “Huzoor was elected Khalifatul Masih” in the literature of the Jamaat. It was hence felt that the term “election” be clarified.

Go Green or Go Pure

This week brings with it memories of a great natural calamity. On 18 April 1906, the San Francisco Earthquake struck at 5:13am followed by a massive fire from overturned wood stoves and broken gas pipes. 

Why Hold the Peace Symposium

Huzoor opened his address by voicing a question: Why is this Peace Symposium organised every year when there seems to be no improvement in circumstances? Huzoor answered this question before moving on to the actual topic of the address.

What You Can Expect From Us

Al Hakam was made available on the internet last Friday, 23 March 2018 and we are already witnessing the acceptance of the prayers that Hazrat Khalifatul Masih Vaa wrote for the newspaper in his special message upon the launch of the first issue of this newspaper. If we were only to mention one manner in which we have seen these prayers accepted, we would pick the feedback that we received after the launch last week. 

First Chapter

It was a cold morning of November 2017. Nineteenth of November to be precise. I sat in the waiting area of the Private Secretary’s office, waiting to be seen by Hazrat Khalifatul Masih V (may Allah strengthen his hand).  

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