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Blasphemy, Assassination, and the Pakistani Diaspora in the UK – The Pale Red Line

European Eye on Radicalization Drawing Lines The United Kingdom has frank official words for foreign hate preachers. They are not welcome and the government will exclude the worst from its shores. Prime Minister David Cameron made this very clear [...]

We Are Still Ignoring Victims Of Anti-Muslim Prejudice

Muslim women overwhelmingly bear the brunt of anti-Muslim attacks, but too often, they are also the target of hatred from other Muslims Last week a group of MPs proposed a definition of Islamophobia. The reaction has been mixed, contested [...]

Rise of the TLP

Khadim Hussain Rizvi addressing a rally in Lahore. The Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) won a total of 2.2 million votes in the July 25 polls. This was nearly half of the Islamist vote bank – having doubled the since the [...]

One Year On Innocent Ahmadi Muslims Remain on Death Row under false blasphemy charges.

One year ago Captain Muhammad Safdar (son-in-law of former Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif) delivered a speech at the Pakistan National Assembly on 10 October 2017 which encouraged public services to ‘get rid’ of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in every [...]

New PECA amendment bill: Capital punishment for online blasphemy and false accusations of blasphemy proposed

Islamabad: In the light of orders by Islamabad High Court earlier this year, the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecom, MOITT has proposed the incorporation of six new clauses in the 2016 Pakistan Electronic Crimes Act, including those related [...]

Pakistani scholars’ statement condemns Atif Mian’s removal over ‘private faith’

Pakistani scholars, professionals and citizens wrote an open statement “to register disappointment at the recent forced resignation of Dr Atif Mian from the Economic Advisory Council (EAC) of Pakistan” and to condemn “a long history of systematic discrimination against Pakistan’s [...]

A New Pakistan Government, a New Way to Persecute Ahmadis

The PTI government picked Atif Mian as an economic adviser — then dropped him once his faith became an issue. On Friday, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government asked economist Atif R. Mian to step down from the Economic Advisory Council (EAC) [...]

Angry Pakistani Mob Torches the Mosque of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) – A spokesman for Pakistan’s minority Ahmadi sect says a mob of Sunni Muslims have torched the group’s place of worship. Thursday’s assault in a village near the eastern city of Faisalabad in Punjab province is the [...]

British MP challenges PM-in-Waiting of Pakistan to end religious persecution

THE Prime Minister-in-Waiting of Pakistan, Imran Khan, has been challenged to end the persecution of religious minorities. The challenge came from a British MP addressing a gathering of 35,000 Ahmadiyya Muslims, in Hampshire, last weekend. The Liberal Democrat MP [...]

At Gathering of 37,000 Ahmadi Muslims, USCIRF Commissioner Johnnie Moore Vows to Make Religious Freedom in Pakistan a Priority

At Gathering of 37,000 Ahmadi Muslims, USCIRF Commissioner Johnnie Moore Vows to Make Religious Freedom in Pakistan a Priority Commissioner Moore also formally adopts religious prisoner of conscience Abdul Shakoor WASHINGTON, DC – Commissioner Johnnie Moore, of the United States [...]

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