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Algeria: New Trials Shake Ahmadi Minority

More Than 50 Tried in December on Charges Relating to Religion (Beirut) – Algerian authorities have stepped up trials of members of the Ahmadiyya religious minority on charges related to the exercise of their religion, Human Rights Watch said today. Sentences [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Algeria: Stop Persecuting a Religious Minority

286 Prosecutions of Ahmadis (Beirut) – The arrest of Mohamed Fali, president of Algeria’s Ahmadiyya community on August 28, 2017, is the latest example of a crackdown on the religious minority, Human Rights Watch said today. Scores of Ahmadis have been [...]

ALGERIA: Ahmadis forced to worship behind closed doors

The New Arab (26.08.2017) – http://bit.ly/2xpG2or – Accused of heresy by Islamist extremists and targeted by the authorities, members of Algeria’s tiny Ahmadi community say they have been forced to go underground to worship. Abderahmane, a 42-year-old trader from Kabylie in northern Algeria, [...]

Algeria’s Ahmadis forced to worship behind closed doors

Accused of heresy by Islamist extremists and targeted by the authorities, members of Algeria’s tiny Ahmadi community say they have been forced to go underground to worship. Abderahmane, a 42-year-old trader from Kabylie in northern Algeria, joined the reformist [...]

Algeria’s Ahmadis forced to worship behind closed doors

ALGIERS: Members of Algeria’s tiny Ahmadi community say they have been forced to go underground to worship. Abderahmane, a 42-year-old trader from Kabylie in northern Algeria, joined the reformist Islamic movement after years as an ultra-conservative Salafist. People he once called [...]

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