Report: Religious freedom deteriorating around the world

Religious freedom remains under “serious and sustained assault” around the globe, according to a new annual report from the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom.

Significant increase in hate propaganda against Ahmadis in 2015, says report

According to an annual report of released by Jamaat-e-Ahmadia on Monday, two members of the community were killed for their religious beliefs, a factory and several of their houses were burnt, and their social lives became tougher owing to [...]

The purity question

Author, activist, journalist, politician, scholar – these are some of the many hats that Farahnaz Ispahani wears. But it is her close proximity to the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and her journalistic perspective that provided the mooring for her [...]

Our farcical asylum system is failing those who need it most

As MP for Rochdale I have seen first-hand the utterly shambolic state of the UK’s asylum system. Every month new Home Office statistics show that Rochdale is hosting more and more asylum seekers – taking in over a [...]

Beleaguered community: Abolish prejudicial laws: Jamaat-i-Ahmadiyya

2015 proved to be yet another taxing year for Jamaat-i-Ahmadiyya (JA). Over the year, two Ahmadis were killed, the houses of scores of others were set ablaze and a concerted anti-Ahmadiyya campaign continued relentlessly, a JA annual report issued [...]

Glasgow Central Mosque accused of hiding links to anti-Ahmadi ‘hate speech’ group

The mosque accused of fomenting anti-Ahmadi persecution in Scotland hosted annual conferences for a group which has advocated the execution of members of the Muslim sect. The institution is also linked with posters that have accused Ahmadi of "abusing" [...]

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