Monthly Highlights Archive

Anti-Ahmadiyya campaign in the vernacular press – 2018

Anti-Ahmadiyya campaign in the vernacular press – 2018 Rabwah:         Pakistan allows fair amount of freedom of press but not for Ahmadis. Ahmadis’ daily and periodicals have been banned by...

Post-election harassment of Ahmadi leadership

Post-election harassment of Ahmadi leadership Rabwah:         Elections for the national and provincial assemblies were held on July 25, 2018. These were based on ‘joint electorate’ system; however Ahmadis were...

Ahmadiyya marriage ceremony impaired by mullas

Ahmadiyya marriage ceremony impaired by mullas Jhuddo Naukot, District Mirpur Khas; March 14, 2019:  Mr. Altaf Ahmad an Ahmadi’s daughter’s wedding was scheduled on March 14, 2019. The marriage...

Another title authored by the Ahmadiyya founder recommended to be banned

Another title authored by the Ahmadiyya founder recommended to be banned Lahore; March 29, 2019:       The daily Pakistan, online, published a report that the Chairman Mutahidda Ulama Board, Allama...

Sectarian tension in District Khushab – cause for great concern

Sectarian tension in District Khushab – cause for great concern District Khushab, Punjab; March 2019:  Members of the Ahmadiyya community are facing excessive hostility in District Khushab in general,...

High-level official probe in Ahmadiyya printing presses on demand of a mulla

High-level official probe in Ahmadiyya printing presses on demand of a mulla Rabwah; March 2019:   Mulla Hasan Muawiya who is secretary of Tahaffuze Khatme Nabuwwat Forum had applied to...

Now, an Order Sheet by Justice Shujaat Ali Khan of Lahore High Court

Now, an Order Sheet by Justice Shujaat Ali Khan of Lahore High Court Lahore; March 05, 2019:       It would be recalled that last year Justice Shaukat Siddiqui (later disgraced)...

The New Zealand shooting hits very close to home for Ahmadis in Pakistan. Why?

The New Zealand shooting hits very close to home for Ahmadis in Pakistan. Why? Ruling elites in Christchurch (NZ) and Lahore (Pakistan) – a candid comparison 3rd Week March...

Writ Petition in Lahore High Court against Ahmadiyya English translation of the Holy Quran

Writ Petition in Lahore High Court against Ahmadiyya English translation of the Holy Quran Lahore; January 15, 2019:    One, Advocate Bilal Riaz Sheikh has approached Lahore High Court with...

Closure of another prayer centre

Closure of another prayer centre Rawalpindi; January 2019:   Ahmadis have a prayer centre in Tench Bhata, where they assemble for congregational prayers and Friday prayers. The location is used...

Crackdown on Ahmadiyya TV channels

Crackdown on Ahmadiyya TV channels Islamabad; January 17, 2019:   PEMRA has issued instructions to all Regional General Managers of this department to stop transmissions and relaying of a number...

Assassin acquitted by anti-terrorism court

Assassin acquitted by anti-terrorism court Nankana Sahib; January 21, 2019:  Advocate Saleem Lateef community president of the district Nankana Sahib was target-killed on his way to courts on March...

Hate material in text book

Hate material in text book Peshawar:       In 2016 Mr. Asad Qaisar (then Speaker of the KPK provincial assembly) of PTI made a special effort to have the precept of...

Ahmadi loses job for his faith

Ahmadi loses job for his faith Mardan; October/November 2018:    Mr. Nasim Ahmad was working as Secretary in the Industries Association Small Industrial Estate, Mardan for the past 15 months....

Societal abuse faced by Ahmadis

Societal abuse faced by Ahmadis Choburji, Lahore; November 26, 2018:        Mr. Waqar, Ahmadi lives here in a house on rent. His neighbor who is also a lawyer abused him...

Ahmadis are forced to declare non-Muslim status

Ahmadis are forced to declare non-Muslim status December 2018: National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has implemented a policy after the decision of Justice Shaukat Saddiqi (now disgraced) in...

PTI government holds a sectarian moot

PTI government holds a sectarian moot Islamabad; November 21, 2018:  The daily The News International in its issue of November 8, 2018 published a news in the following headline:...

High-level probe in Ahmadiyya printing presses on orders of LHC on demand of a mulla

High-level probe in Ahmadiyya printing presses on orders of LHC on demand of a mulla Rabwah; November 29, 2018:           Mulla Hasan Muaviya had applied to Lahore High Court that,...

Anti-Ahmadiyya activism in schools

Anti-Ahmadiyya activism in schools Mughalpura, Lahore; November 28, 2018: An Ahmadi’s daughter in class V of Iqbal High School Muslim Abad, Mughalpura reported that her teacher taught the students...

President of a local Ahmadi community arrested

Ahmadi arrested Chak 23/DNB, District Bahawalpur; November 19, 2018: Police arrested Mr. Aftab Ahmad, president of the local Ahmadiyya community for not adopting adequate security measures in the local...

A ‘convert’ faces criminal charges for his faith and is put behind bars

A ‘convert’ faces criminal charges for his faith Basti Punjab, District Rajan Pur; October 2018:     Mr. Arfat Qadir s/o Mr. Qadir Baksh, aged 20, recently embraced Ahmadiyyat. He is...

Follow-up of Qurbani case against an Ahmadi

Follow-up of Qurbani case against an Ahmadi Sadhokey, District Gujranwala; October 2018:    Mr. Shahid Hussain undertook Qurbani on Eid ul Azha on August 22, 2018. His neighbor reported to...

Another Ahmadiyya mosque locked by police unlawfully

Another Ahmadiyya mosque locked by police unlawfully Goth Qamaruddin, District Noshehro Firoz (Sindh); September/October 2018: The local mulla Saeed Chandio targeted the village Ahmadiyya mosque and succeeded in getting...

Denial of right to higher education

Denial of right to higher education on fabricated grounds Faisalabad; September 26, 2018:      Ms Atika Shahid, an Ahmadi young lady, an M.Phil. student at National Institute of Bio-technology and...

Another Ahmadiyya mosque locked by police unlawfully

Another Ahmadiyya mosque locked by police unlawfully Goth Qamaruddin, District Noshehro Firoz (Sindh); September/October 2018: The local mulla Saeed Chandio targeted the village Ahmadiyya mosque and succeeded in getting...