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Minorities Worship Places Under Constant Attack In Pakistan

Victims urge the state to take effective measures and clear stance to make Pakistan inclusive Kashif Nawab, 40, is a regular church-goer in Yohanabad, a majority Christian neighborhood in Lahore. However, after a terrorist attack on two churches in March 2015, he feels himself insecure while going to Church every Sunday. “Though I live [...]

2017-09-28T06:07:59+00:00 September 28th, 2017|News, Pakistan|

HRW Urges Algeria to Stop Persecuting Religious Minorities

Human Rights Watch (HRW) called on the Algerian government to halt its persecution and hate speech against religious minorities in the country after authorities proceeded to a crackdown on the followers of the Ahmadi sect. HRW raised the alarm concerning the discrimination endured by religious minorities in Algeria following the arrest of the President [...]

2017-09-13T18:57:30+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Algeria, News|

Algeria finds sect leader guilty of ‘offending Islam’

An Algerian court on Wednesday found the head of the country's tiny Ahmadi community guilty of "offending Islam" and handed him a six-month suspended sentence, his lawyer said. "Mohamed Fali was handed a six-month suspended sentence. He was found guilty of unauthorised fundraising and offending the Prophet and Islam," Salah Dabouz said. While Ahmadis [...]

2017-09-13T18:45:16+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Algeria, News|

Algeria: Stop Persecuting a Religious Minority

(Beirut) – The arrest of Mohamed Fali, president of Algeria’s Ahmadiyya community on August 28, 2017, is the latest example of a crackdown on the religious minority, Human Rights Watch said today. Scores of Ahmadis have been prosecuted since June 2016, and some imprisoned for up to six months. Senior government officials have at [...]

2017-09-13T19:02:39+00:00 September 4th, 2017|Algeria, News|

IHRC submission to UN HR Committee Regarding Examination of Pakistan

Submission to UN Human Rights Committee Regarding Examination of Pakistan under the ICCPR 120th Session 3-28 July 2017 By Atheist Ireland, the Evangelical Alliance of Ireland, And the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of Ireland     Download PDF

2017-07-11T12:43:54+00:00 July 11th, 2017|News, Pakistan|

European Court / Bulgaria: Ahmadiyya Muslim Community denied registration

Refusal by authorities to register Ahmadiyya Muslim Community as a religious association breached the Convention Registrar of the European Court (15.06.2017) – In today’s Chamber judgment in the case of Metodiev and Others v. Bulgaria (application no. 58088/08) the European Court of Human Rights held, unanimously, that there had been a violation of Article [...]

2017-06-20T23:41:12+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Bulgaria, News|

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 June 20th, 2017|Algeria, News|

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 June 13th, 2017|Bangladesh, News|

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 June 5th, 2017|Indonesia, News|

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 May 30th, 2017|News, Pakistan|