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Minorities Worship Places Under Constant Attack In Pakistan.

Victims urge the state to take effective measures and clear stance to make Pakistan inclusive   By Waqar Hussain Kashif Nawab, 40, is a regular church-goer in Yohanabad, a majority Christian neighborhood in Lahore. However, after a terrorist attack on two churches in March 2015, he feels himself insecure while going to Church every Sunday. […]

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Pakistani PM Abbasi dodges question on Blasphemy Laws

Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi dodged the question on the country’s controversial blasphemy laws while speaking at a session organized by U.S. think tank Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). Kenneth Roth of the Human Rights Watch asked Abbasi whether he as prime minister would speak out against the blasphemy law under which a Christian […]

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Ahmadiyya community’s local head convicted of blasphemy in Algeria.

ALGIERS: An Algerian court on Wednesday found the head of the country’s tiny Ahmadiyya community guilty of ‘offending Islam’ and handed him a six-month suspended sentence, his lawyer said. “Mohamed Fali was handed a six-month suspended sentence. He was found guilty of unauthorised fundraising and offending the Prophet (PBUH) and Islam,” Salah Dabouz said. Ahmadis […]

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Algeria finds sect leader guilty of ‘offending Islam’

At least 286 of Algeria’s roughly 2,000 Ahmadis have been arrested since last year. ALGIERS — An Algerian court on Wednesday found the head of the country’s tiny Ahmadi community guilty of “offending Islam” and handed him a six-month suspended sentence, his lawyer said. “Mohamed Fali was handed a six-month suspended sentence. He was found […]

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HRW Urges Algeria to Stop Persecuting Religious Minorities

Human Rights Watch (HRW) called on the Algerian government to halt its persecution and hate speech against religious minorities in the country after authorities proceeded to a crackdown on the followers of the Ahmadi sect. HRW raised the alarm concerning the discrimination endured by religious minorities in Algeria following the arrest of the President of […]

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Algeria finds sect leader guilty of ‘offending Islam’

An Algerian court on Wednesday found the head of the country’s tiny Ahmadi community guilty of “offending Islam” and handed him a six-month suspended sentence, his lawyer said. “Mohamed Fali was handed a six-month suspended sentence. He was found guilty of unauthorised fundraising and offending the Prophet and Islam,” Salah Dabouz said. While Ahmadis consider […]

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Members of Ahmadiyah community file petition to revise blasphemy law in Indonesia’s Constitutional Court

Indonesia’s blasphemy law has been severely criticized by both international and local human rights activists who argue that it has been used to persecute and criminalize numerous minority groups within the vast archipelago nation. One of the groups hit hardest by the blasphemy law is the country’s Ahmadiyah community, who follow a sect of Islam that […]

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Jinnah, Rohingyas and Pakistan

Most Muslims in Myanmar are of Bengali descent but they have been living there for centuries. They cannot be thrown out of their homes arbitrarily. 69 years ago today Jinnah the founder of Pakistan passed away. His legacy is bitterly contested both in Pakistan and India. What we should be able agree on is that […]

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Lahore admin caught NAP-ping as anti-Ahmedi banners displayed across city

LAHORE: Banners inciting religious hatred have been put up in several areas of the provincial capital, singling out Ahmedis and congratulating the entire Muslim community on a day when they were declared “infidels” by parliament, Pakistan Todayhas observed. The banners put up by the Pakistan Khatam-e-Nubuwwat Forum term ‘Khatam-e-Nubuwwat Day’ as its Defence Day. The banner […]

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Ahmadiyya faults persecution of Rohingya Muslims

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community condemns in the strongest possible terms the persecution of the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar (Burma). It is being reported that scores of Muslims are being killed and tortured, whilst many thousands have been driven out of their homes and forced to flee. Such treatment can only be described as an affront […]

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