At least six Ahmadis were killed in Pakistan in 2016 because of their religious beliefs, claims a recent report issued by the Jamaat-e-Ahmadiyya.
A prominent local leader of the Ahmadi community and a relative of Nobel laureate Abdus Salam was gunned down in Nankana Sahib on Thursday morning in an attack claimed by the banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ)
A local leader of the Ahmadiyya community, who is also a cousin of noble laureate Dr Abdus Salam, was killed on Thursday morning in Nankana Shaib in an attack apparently motivated by religious hatred.
Despite numbering in the few thousands, the followers of this branch of Islam have been branded a major security threat by the Algerian state. Now, they are facing both a crackdown and a propaganda war.
Calls have been made for a crackdown on radicalisation in prisons after an extremist killer was able to preach hate from his cell.