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‘State-sponsored’ bigotry spurs persecution against Ahmadis

Recent attacks against the Ahmadiyah community in East Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), which forced more than two dozen Ahmadis to flee their homes, have been described by activists as a form of state-sponsored persecution. A team comprising Nahdlatul [...]

UK Parliament criticises Pakistan’s minorities record

London: British parliamentarians have called on Pakistan to protect the fundamental rights of the minorities. Taking part in a debate, in the House of Commons, the parliamentarians expressed deep concern about the persecution of the minority Ahmadiya community in [...]

Why Are Ahmadiyah Followers in Indonesia Attacked?

The government must ensure the freedom of religion for its citizen, including for Ahmadiyah believers in Indonesia, as is guaranteed by the Constitution and international covenants.   Jakarta. The government must ensure the freedom of religion for its citizen, including for [...]

Indonesian mob attacks ‘heretical’ Ahmadiyah in East Lombok

An enraged Indonesian mob attacked and destroyed the houses of the ‘heretical’ Ahmadiyya community on Saturday afternoon. The mob sought to expel the Ahmadis from Greneng Village, in East Lombok regency of Indonesia. The mob attacked did not result [...]

Homes in East Lombok attacked, Ahmadis take refuge at police HQ

It was in the middle of the day on Saturday when an unidentified mob destroyed several houses and attempted to expel the Ahmadiyah community from Grepek Tanak Eat hamlet in Greneng village, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB). At least eight houses were severely [...]

Urgent Action: Police must protect Ahmadiyya community in East Lombok from attacks, bring perpetrators to justice

Responding to the destruction of the houses and forced removal of members of religious minority group Ahmadiyya from their homes and neighbourhood in East Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara on Sunday, Amnesty International Indonesia executive director Usman Hamid said: “Members [...]

Indonesia’s Ahmadis: Refugees In Their Own Country

A small building on the edge of a green rice field is the place Syahidin is raising his four children. Facing the area of rice fields the house which is located in Hamlet Ketapang, West Lombok, looks ideal for [...]

Bleak Outlook for Indonesia’s Long-Persecuted Ahmadiyya

Muslims from the Tzotzil Maya ethnic group take part in Friday (Jummah) prayers, while wearing hijabs made from traditional Maya shawls, inside Ahmadiyya Muslim Community mosque in San Cristobal de las Casas, in Chiapas state, Mexico, Aug. 11, 2017. [...]

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