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Ahmadi Doctor Shot at Rabwah

U.S.-based Mehdi Ali Qamar was visiting Pakistan to do volunteer work at the Tahir Heart Institute. Gunmen shot dead a doctor from the Ahmadi community on Monday, officials said, the latest attack on the besieged group. Mehdi Ali Qamar, [...]

US-based Ahmadi doctor shot dead in Punjab

LAHORE: Gunmen shot dead a doctor from the minority Ahmadi community on Monday in Chenab Nagar town in Punjab province, officials said, the latest attack on the beleaguered group. Mehdi Ali, a 50-year-old heart surgeon normally based in the [...]

Three years on, no justice for 86 dead Ahmadis

“It seems like time has stopped. I never thought I would bury my grandson, the same child who held my fingers as a toddler and learnt to walk,” said Nizam*. An elderly gentleman, Nizam survived one of the deadliest [...]

Pakistan’s Ahmadis Face Rising Persecution, Violence

One of the many religious minorities whose plight is documented in the latest U.S. State Department report on religious freedom is the Ahmadiyya community, or the Ahmadis. The Ahmadis consider themselves Muslim, but that is a view rejected by [...]

Persecution of Ahmadis during the month of January 2013

A joint swoop on an Ahmadi printing press in Lahore by a team of mullas and the police: The Punjab Police raided a printing press Black Arrows, owned by an Ahmadi, at 6 p.m. on January 7, 2013. They [...]

Over 100 Ahmadi graves desecrated in Lahore

LAHORE: Over 100 tombstones were desecrated by unidentified men at an Ahmadi graveyard in the Model Town area of Lahore early Monday morning. Eyewitnesses said 12 to 15 masked men, carrying weapons and excavation tools, had entered the graveyard in [...]

Minority issue: Cameras forced off Ahmadi worship centre

RAWALPINDI: The Ahmadi community in Rawalpindi went through another harrowing day on Friday, when hundreds of locals assembled outside their place of worship demanding the removal of barricades and closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras installed there. A deadline of March 1 [...]

Who Will Speak for the Ahmadi Muslims?

Such slaughter, however, does not occur in a vacuum. It is the direct result of a pervasive state-sponsored, indoctrinated hate – with a nation using all the force of both its exchequer and communications infrastructure to incite violence. The [...]

We decide whether you’re Muslim or not

ON MAY 28th, during Friday prayers, two squads of gunmen entered a pair of mosques belonging to the Ahmadis, a minority Islamic sect, in Pakistan’s eastern city of Lahore. Methodically, they emptied AK-47s into the assembled worshippers, lobbed grenades [...]

Massacre of Minority Ahmadis

(New York) – Pakistan’s federal and provincial governments should take immediate legal action against Islamist extremist groups responsible for threats and violence against the minority Ahmadiyya religious community, Human Rights Watch said today. On May 28, 2010, extremist Islamist [...]

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