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Intolerance, hatred and bigotry towards Ahmadis is not a new phenomenon in Pakistan and in every walk of life we may observe the marginalisation of Ahmadis only because of their religious beliefs.

Through this press brief we want to highlight a series of incidents of prejudice against Ahmadis across Pakistan that force Ahmadis to flee from serving the nation, hence unfortunately serving the nation becomes a sin for Ahmadis in Pakistan.

  1. CONSTANT STALKING THROUGHOUT PAKISTAN, OF AN AHMADI OFFICIAL FOR HIS FAITH
  2. NEWLY APPOINTED CEO HEALTH DISTRICT CHAKWAL REMOVED FOR BEING AHMADI
  3. AN AHMADI’S APPOINTMENT AS DEPUTY DIRECTOR IN ATTOCK CANCELLED
  4. AHMADI SCHOOL TEACHER FIRED FOR HER FAITH

The matter of the fact is that there is alarming increase in hate campaign activities against the Ahmadiyya community in Pakistan. Threats and attempts to kill Ahmadis have been on the increase almost in every part of Pakistan of which the government hardly takes any notice.

These constant stalking, harassments, threats have created a sense of deep insecurity amongst members of the community while the Ahmadis everywhere in Pakistan are living in a deep atmosphere of fear.

We keep the world community informed in the hope that it will take a stern view of these horrific acts of barbarism in Pakistan and assure the safety and security of law abiding and peace-loving members of the Ahmadiyya Community in Pakistan.

On July 13, 2021, UN human rights experts expressed their deep concern over the lack of attention to the serious human rights violations perpetrated against the Ahmadiyya community around the world and called on the international community to step up efforts in bringing an end to the ongoing persecution of Ahmadis.

We strongly urge the international community to impress upon the Government of Pakistan to honour its responsibility to provide effective protection and freedom of religious practice to Ahmadis and that perpetrators of such vicious attacks should be brought to justice, to bring its laws and practices in conformity with international standards as ordained by Article 20 and United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights Article 2, 18 and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) Article 25, 26.

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