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Religious Tension in Indonesia – Tolerance No More

Indonesia has the biggest Muslim population in the world and is often described as a country where people live peacefully side by side, tolerating difference. In reality, however, the targeting of religious minorities has been on the increase for years. By Andy Budiman Indonesia’s brand of Islam is often portrayed by women wearing headscarves smiling […]

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Pakistan census source of fear and hope for minorities

Marginalised, attacked and frequently hit by blasphemy charges, Pakistan’s religious minorities are hoping the country’s first census since 1998 will be a step towards greater political representation and rights. In the congested Lahore district of Youhanabad, the largest Christian neighbourhood in Pakistan, activist Sajid Christopher says his community looks forward to standing up and being […]

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GAMBIA: AHMADIS FACE RISING PERSECUTION

Jollof Media Network (08.05.2017) – http://bit.ly/2pAGFGh – The Ahmadiyya Muslim community in the Gambia is coming under increased persecution by the country’s predominant Sunni Muslim sect. The small community of several thousands consider themselves Muslims, but that is a view rejected by mainstream Islamic sects. The Gambia’s main Muslim body, Supreme Islamic Council,  responsible for […]

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Ahmadi cleric critical after cleaver attack in Bangladesh

DHAKA – Three men stormed a mosque in Bangladesh and attacked a cleric from the Ahmadi minority Muslim community with cleavers, leaving him critically injured, police said on Tuesday. The men attacked the mosque in the remote village of Khanpur in northern Bangladesh on Monday shortly after the evening call for prayer and set upon […]

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PAKISTAN: Four Ahmadis gun downed with impunity during the first five months of 2017

In the last 60 days, five Ahmadis, including a woman professor were shot dead. One person was shot and injured in a calculated manner in order to eliminate Ahmadis from the country. For many decades the Ahmadi places of worship (mosques), houses, cemeteries, clinics and educational institutions were attacked and many professionals murdered. On May […]

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Gambia: Ahmadis Face Rising Persecution

(JollofNews) – The Ahmadiyya Muslim community in the Gambia is coming under increased persecution by the country’s predominant Sunni Muslim sect. The small community of several thousands consider themselves Muslims, but that is a view rejected by mainstream Islamic sects. The Gambia’s main Muslim body, Supreme Islamic Council,  responsible for the general activities of all […]

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PAKISTAN: 62-YEAR-OLD AHMADI MAN SHOT DEAD IN RAHIM YAR KHAN

By Rana Tanveer The Tribune (04.05.2017) – A 62-year-old Ahmadi man was shot dead on Wednesday night in Saddar area of Rahim Yar Khan district. Basharat Ahmad was on his way to his house in Green Town from a petrol pump situated in Zahir Pir Road when unidentified assailants intercepted him. He was taken to a local […]

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Ahmadi man brutally killed in Khanpur

RAHIMYAR KHAN – Another religious extremism event reported, as a 62 years old Ahmadi man was shot dead in tehsil of Rahimyar Khan District on Wednesday night, the victim identified as Bashararat Ahmed. The spokesman of Jamaat Ahmadiyya confirms the death of a man belongs to his community. “Basharat Ahmed was on his way home […]

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62-year-old Ahmadi man shot dead in Rahim Yar Khan

LAHORE: A 62-year-old Ahmadi man was shot dead on Wednesday night in Saddar area of Rahim Yar Khan district. Basharat Ahmad was on his way to his house in Green Town from a petrol pump situated in Zahir Pir Road when unidentified assailants intercepted him. He was taken to a local hospital where doctors pronounced him dead […]

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Let’s accept what we have done to ourselves

The lynching of Mashal Khan by fellow students at an educational campus in Mardan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, is a stark reminder of what we have done to ourselves. The barbaric violence by a mob and the inability of the police to prevent it has worried all thinking Pakistanis who have been hoping for a change in country’s direction after a […]

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