Pakistan

Is Pakistan’s Minorities Commission Doomed To Fail?

Indeed, the very narrative that accompanied the commission’s formation suggests that the body may turn a blind eye to the suffering of many religious minorities, and especially, the Ahmadis.

2020-05-28T20:46:12+00:00May 28th, 2020|News, Pakistan|

Pakistan’s ‘Islamophobia’ problem

In Pakistan, public messages like ‘Ahmadis and dogs not allowed’ appear in shop windows. While political parties across the board have actively engaged in this sidelining of Ahmadis.

2020-05-28T20:48:06+00:00May 26th, 2020|News, Pakistan|

Pakistani Ahmadi Leaders Fear Backlash After New Minority Commission Formation

Saleem ud Din, the spokesperson for the Ahmadi Jaam’at in Pakistan, alleged that since the founding of the National Commission for Minorities last month, Pakistan’s federal Cabinet ministers and provincial assembly members have used “dangerous” and “inflammatory” remarks, inciting civilian violence against the group.

2020-05-28T20:48:37+00:00May 19th, 2020|News, Pakistan|

The curse of bigotry

In Pakistan, public messages like ‘Ahmadis and dogs not allowed’ appear in shop windows. While political parties across the board have actively engaged in this sidelining of Ahmadis.

2020-05-28T20:49:04+00:00May 11th, 2020|News, Pakistan|

Ordinance XX- A legal analysis

Clearly, Ordinance XX is one of the most draconian of laws and should be repealed immediately.

2020-05-28T20:49:14+00:00May 10th, 2020|News, Pakistan|

HRW slams exclusion of Ahmadis from Pakistan minority commission

Indeed, the very narrative that accompanied the commission’s formation suggests that the body may turn a blind eye to the suffering of many religious minorities, and especially, the Ahmadis.

2020-05-29T10:34:31+00:00May 9th, 2020|Ahmadiyya, News, Pakistan|

Pakistan: Ahmadis Kept Off Minorities Commission

Indeed, the very narrative that accompanied the commission’s formation suggests that the body may turn a blind eye to the suffering of many religious minorities, and especially, the Ahmadis.

2020-05-29T10:25:35+00:00May 8th, 2020|News, Pakistan|

INCIDENTS REPORT – 2 Ahmadi Muslim doctors abducted and murdered in Pakistan

INCIDENT REPORT - Download PDF Mr Aziz Ahmed Tahir and a Dr Iftikhar Ahmad have been found dead near Fatehjang in Pakistan after they were kidnapped on 13thMarch. It is reported that both were forced to sign a stamp paper of land possession by the land caretaker of Dr Iftikhar. Dr Iftikhar is a [...]

2019-03-18T15:15:32+00:00March 18th, 2019|Incident Report, Pakistan|

INCIDENTS REPORT

INCIDENT REPORT - Download PDF Provincial Minister for Religious Affairs warns that he will personally strangle any Ahmadi Muslim who distributes a copy of the Holy Quran  On 22nd January 2018 in a live Urdu current affairs show on Channel 24, the Chairman of the Pakistan Ulema Council Mr Tahir Ashrafi demanded a ban [...]

2018-01-28T21:24:28+00:00January 27th, 2018|Incident Report, Pakistan|

Minorities packing their bags as religious freedom plunges in Pakistan

  Thousands of Christians, Ahmadis and Hindus are fleeing as the government turns a blind eye to Islamic groups' harassment of other faiths and beliefs; even atheists have now gone quiet Pakistan has been put on a US watch list for countries of concern over  “severe violations of religious freedom” – and a closer [...]

2018-01-16T19:00:50+00:00January 16th, 2018|News, Pakistan|