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Algeria: Wave of arrests and prosecutions of hundreds of Ahmadis

Algeria must halt its clampdown against members of the minority Ahmadiyya religious movement, said Amnesty International today, ahead of the appeal hearing on 21 June of six Ahmadis sentenced to up to four years in prison for charges relating to the exercise of their religion. At least 280 Ahmadi men and women have faced [...]

2017-06-20T23:26:25+00:00

A life of constant fear for the Ahmadiyyas in Bangladesh

Photo:Syed Zakir Hossain This is not education. This is an intentional act to spread lies and misinformation to affect people’s perception of us. These are propaganda to stir up hostile feelings and direct aggression towards us “There are people who do not consider Muhammad (Pbuh) the last prophet. The Quadiani community is among them. [...]

2017-06-13T09:52:11+00:00

Authorities allegedly seal Ahmadiyah mosque in Depok

A week into Ramadhan, authorities of Depok city in West Java reportedly sealed on late Saturday a mosque belonging to an Ahmadiyah congregation, a minority Muslim group that has long been persecuted for its beliefs. Ahmadiyah spokesman Yendra Budiana said in a press release that Depok Mayor Mohammad Idris and a number of police [...]

2017-06-11T18:06:28+00:00

Seven years on, perpetrators of attack on Ahmadi worship places still at large

LAHORE: Seven years have passed since two Ahmadi worship places were attacked in Lahore on May 28, 2010, but the masterminds and perpetrators of these attacks are still at large. In January this year, an anti-terrorism court had sentenced an accused to death and his accomplice to life imprisonment for the attack on Ahmadi worship [...]

2017-06-11T18:55:31+00:00

Census source of fear and hope for minorities

RABWAH -  Marginalised, attacked and frequently hit by blasphemy charges, religious minorities are hoping the country's first census since 1998 will be a step towards greater political representation and rights. In the congested Youhanabad town of Lahore, the largest Christian neighbourhood in Pakistan, activist Sajid Christopher says his community looks forward to standing up [...]

2017-06-20T00:04:40+00:00

62-year-old member of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, Mr Basharat Ahmad killed because of his faith

On 3rd May 2017, another Ahmadi Muslim, Mr Basharat Ahmad from Khanpur, district Rahimyar Khan (Pakistan) was shot dead because of his faith. Mr Basharat Ahmad was on his way home from his petrol station, when unknown gunmen shot him at point blank range. He died on the spot. He was 62-year-old and has left his widow and 3 [...]

2017-06-11T12:43:02+00:00

Female Ahmadi Muslim professor found murdered

A member of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community — this time a woman, a retired assistant professor of molecular genetics at Punjab University — was found murdered in her house on 14th April 2017. Professor Tahira Malik was found dead at her residence on the premises of the university. Her throat had been slit. Officials from the local [...]

2017-06-11T12:42:27+00:00

Another Ahmadi Muslim, Dr Ashfaq Ahmad victim of target killing in Lahore

Today, on 7th April an Ahmadi Muslim Doctor, Mr Ashfaq Ahmad was killed in Sabzazar, Lahore. He was on his way to offer Friday prayers with his grandson and another person. When his car slowed down, a person wearing a helmet approached him on his bike and shot him. He died on the spot. The other 2 persons [...]

2017-06-11T12:54:44+00:00