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Clearly, Ordinance XX is one of the most draconian of laws and should be repealed immediately.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

Press Release: USCIRF Condemns Pakistan Sentencing Three Ahmadis to Death for Blasphemy

USCIRF Condemns Pakistan Sentencing Three Ahmadis to Death for Blasphemy USCIRF Chairman Mark calls blasphemy laws “an assault on human rights and dignity" WASHINGTON, D.C. – According to media reports, three members of the Ahmadiyya community in Pakistan have been sentenced to death for blasphemy by a court in Sheikhupura, a town northwest of [...]

2017-10-18T18:51:42+00:00October 18th, 2017|News, Pakistan|

‘Ahmadi Muslim’: The two words that still can’t be said, written, or broadcast in Pakistan

By Mehr Tarar Ahmadi Muslim. The two words I am not allowed to put together if I write for a publication in Pakistan, or speak on national television. Once, it was simply the details of the punishment meted out to Ahmadis for practising Allah's name that I had listed — an ordinance of the [...]

2017-10-18T09:57:45+00:00October 17th, 2017|News, Pakistan|

INCIDENTS REPORT PAKISTAN

INCIDENT REPORT - Download PDF Bigotry, hatred and extremist speech used by PML-N member in National Assembly 3 Ahmadis sentenced to death for blasphemy On 10 October 2017, Captain Safdar, (who is the former Prime Minister’s son-in-law), a member of the Pakistan National Assembly lashed out against the already persecuted Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. In [...]

2017-10-13T17:23:48+00:00October 13th, 2017|Incident Report, Pakistan|

Pakistan sentences three Ahmadi men to death for blasphemy

Defendants accused of tearing down posters and insulting the prophet Mohammad Three members of Pakistan's persecuted Ahmadiyya Muslim minority have reportedly been sentenced to death for blasphemy. The men – named as Mubasher Ahmad, Ghulam Ahmed and Ehsan Ahmed – were convicted after alllegedly tearing down posters in Boihwal, a village 22km southwest of Lahore. [...]

2017-10-12T23:06:09+00:00October 12th, 2017|News, Pakistan|