Ahmadi Muslims in Pakistan facing persecution, says report

 A 168-page report by UK-based All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the Ahmadi Muslim Community has revealed details about the discrimination Ahmadi community has been facing in Pakistan, an Islamic Republic country. Published recently, the report titled “Suffocation of the Faithful – the persecution of Ahmadi Muslims in Pakistan and the rise of International Extremism” categorically […]

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All Party Parliamentary Group asks Pakistan to stop persecution of Ahmadis

A detailed report by the All Party Parliamentary Group for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community speaks of targeted attacks on the non-Muslim community with particular emphasis on Pakistan. Ahmadi Muslims, who played a pivotal role in the creation of Pakistan, are facing severe persecution by the Pakistani government. This culminated in the events of 1974, when […]

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Asad Shah: Murder of Southside shopkeeper hailed by religious fanatics

THE murder of a Southside shopkeeper by a “religious fanatic” has been hailed by extremists, a report has declared. An All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community has warned zealouts have turned the killer of Asad Shah into a “hero”. The report, published by a cross-party group of MPs including Glasgow Central’s Alison […]

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USCIRF Releases New Report about Pakistan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 16, 2020 USCIRF Releases New Report about Pakistan Washington, DC – The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) today released the following new report: Pakistan Policy Update – In its 2020 Annual Report, USCIRF recommended that the U.S. government enter into a binding agreement with Pakistan as authorized under the International […]

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What we talk about when we talk about May 28

Nobody told Ahmed. He told himself: survival lies in silence. He was only fifteen years old when he taught himself this lesson but it isn’t necessarily clear how quickly the realisation took to sink in. Perhaps it happened in a moment, or hours, or days after what happened. The exact timing doesn’t matter though—just that […]

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Pakistan’s ‘Islamophobia’ problem

Imran Khan has dedicated much energy to the plight of Muslims around the world. Now, his government has finally decided to pay heed to the suffering of its own religious minorities, by putting together a long-planned commission last month. Days after the commission was formed, it was decided to exclude Ahmadis from it. Since coming to power […]

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Pakistan continues to suppress its minorities with rapes and murders

One can only look back with nostalgia at the promise made by Muhammad Ali Jinnah to the people of Pakistan at the time of partition. “You are free; you are free to go to your temples, you are free to go to your mosques or to any other place of worship in this State of […]

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Pakistani Ahmadi Leaders Fear Backlash After New Minority Commission Formation

WASHINGTON – Leaders of Pakistan’s Ahmadi community fear a recent debate surrounding the group’s Muslim status and potential membership in a newly formed minority commission could put the group’s security at risk. Saleem ud Din, the spokesperson for the Ahmadi Jaam’at in Pakistan, alleged that since the founding of the National Commission for Minorities last […]

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Pakistan: Ahmadis Kept Off Minorities Commission

New Rights Body Should be Inclusive, Independent, Empowered Pakistan’s government has excluded the long-persecuted Ahmadiyya community from a new government commission aimed at safeguarding the rights of the country’s minorities, Human Rights Watch said today. On May 5, 2020, Pakistan’s cabinet established the National Commission for Minorities (NCM) and adopted the position of the Ministry of Religious Affairs […]

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