Ali Majokah is a member of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, a religiously persecuted group in Pakistan and a group which is constantly targeted by fanatical sections of the Muslim clergy, various terrorist organisations and by religious fanatics in general operating inside Pakistan. Due to religious persecution, Ali’s family migrated to Australia as refugees in 1998.
In Australia, Ali has been an active member of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Association of Australia and has also taken part in many interfaith activities including the ‘Multifaith Multicultural Youth Mentoring’ program run by the ‘Centre for Multicultural Youth’ in 2008.
Ali takes a deep interest in religion and has extensively studied Islam, Christianity and Judaism. He continues to study these religions along with Buddhism, Hinduism, Sikhism
and many other faiths.
Ali is currently undertaking a Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy, Journalism), Bachelor of Science(Biology, Psychology) and a Diploma in Arts (Linguistics) at Monash University.
CLICK HERE to view his article – Comparative Religious Education and its role in creating a Harmonious Society
The above article was first published, in March 2009, in Issue 21 of Australian mosaic, the national magazine of FECCA (The Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia).