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American doctor killed in Pakistan amid wave of violence aimed at Ahmadi Muslims

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — An American doctor was shot and killed in eastern Pakistan on Monday, in what appeared to be the latest attack targeting Ahmadi Muslims and other religious minorities here. Mehdi Ali Qamar, a cardiologist who practices in suburban Columbus, Ohio, had traveled to Pakistan’s Punjab province late last week to volunteer at a […]

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U.S. Doctor Is Killed by Gunman in Pakistan

LAHORE, Pakistan — An American doctor volunteering at a hospital in eastern Pakistan was shot to death on Monday in front of his wife and 3-year-old son in the latest attack on a follower of the minority Ahmadi faith at a time of rising intolerance across the country. One of two men on a motorbike […]

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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, a 50-year-old heart surgeon normally based in the United States, was attacked as he visited a […]

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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 United States, was attacked as he visited a cemetery in the town of Chenab Nagar. “Two […]

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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 attacks on minorities in Pakistan three years ago. The attack, carried out in Lahore’s Model Town […]

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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 mainstream Islamic sects. And in Pakistan, as RFE/RL correspondents Daud Khattak and Frud Bezhan report, Ahmadis […]

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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 arrested the owner, three other Ahmadis and 6 non-Ahmadi workers from the location. They were whisked […]

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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 Model Town Q Block between 1:30am and 1:45am. At least five of the men were reported […]

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Brutal police torture leads to death of Ahmadi Muslim in Rabwah

It is with great sadness that the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat confirms that on 30 March 2012 a well-known and much loved Ahmadi Muslim, Mr Master Abdul Qudoos Ahmad (43), died after succumbing to injuries inflicted during brutal torture by local police in Rabwah, Pakistan. Mr Master Abdul Qudoos Ahmad was taken into police custody without […]

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Another Ahmadi Muslim killed in Pakistan

A well known and respected Ahmadi Muslim, Mr Maqsood Ahmad (58), martyred in Nawab Shah, Sindh It is with great sadness that the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat confirms that earlier today, a well known and respected Ahmadi Muslim, Mr Maqsood Ahmad (58), was martyred in Nawab Shah, Sindh after a sectarian attack. This latest attack comes […]

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