Exodus of religious minorities

The Colombo office of the UN refugee agency reported that 1,338 Pakistanis had applied for asylum in 2013. Most of the applicants belonged to the Ahmedi community faced with relentless persecution, religious minorities in Pakistan are often left with no option but to flee to safer regions.

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Ahmadiyya Muslim Community condemns sectarian attacks after unprovoked murder of Mr Nauman Najam.

Gunmen have murdered an Ahmadi Muslim because of his beliefs, in Pakistan on Saturday. Mr Nauman Najam, 30, was working at his computer hardware store in the Malir area of Karachi when unknown assailants entered and opened fire. Najam was struck by five bullets and passed away en route to hospital, becoming the 144th Ahmadi […]

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Ahmadi killed

ISLAMABAD: Gunmen in eastern Pakistan shot dead a member of the Ahmadi religious minority on Saturday, an Ahmadi spokesman said, five days after a Muslim leader denounced Ahmadis on a popular Pakistani television talk show. Luqman Ahad Shehzad was shot in the back of the head near Bhiri Shah Rehman village, a small community of […]

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Gunmen kill member of Ahmedi minority sect in eastern Pakistan

ISLAMABAD — A Pakistani police officer says unknown gunmen have shot dead a young man from a targeted religious minority community in eastern Pakistan. Rifaqat Hussain says gunmen killed Luqman Shahzad on Sunday as he walked to an agriculture field near his village in the Gujranwala district of Punjab. A spokesman for the Ahmedi community […]

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Man belonging to minority Ahmadi community shot dead in Pakistan

Lahore: In an alleged “faith driven attack”, a young man belonging to the minority Ahmadi community has been shot dead in Pakistan’s Punjab province. “Lucman Ahad- who was in his 20s- left his house for his agriculture farm on Gujranwala-Hafizabad road yesterday morning, when two unidentified motorcyclists intercepted him and opened fire at him, killing […]

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Ahmadi man gunned down in Gujranwala

Gunmen in a Punjab village shot dead a member of the Ahmadi religious minority on Saturday, five days after a Muslim leader denounced Ahmadis on a popular television show. [...]

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Khalifa condemns Gujranwala attack

Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad condemns killing of 3 Ahmadi Muslims On 27 July 2014, Ahmadi Muslims in Kachi-Pump in Gujranwala were attacked by local extremists in a sectarian attack. During the attack, 3 Ahmadi Muslims, including a 7 year old girl and her 8 month old baby sister were martyred. In response to this brutal and merciless attack, the World […]

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