This is our archive of news items tagged Ahmadiyya.

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Indonesia jails victim of attack on Ahmadi sect

Ahmadiyah attacked by Muslims An Indonesian man wounded when Muslim hate criminals attacked members of his minority Islamic sect was sentenced Monday to six months in jail, more than some of the actual attackers who were caught on video.

It is part of a pattern of abuse against followers of the Ahmadiyya sect. [Read more...]

No shame for religious killings in Indonesian town

Islam When Dani bin Misra was released from prison last week after serving just three months for smashing in the skull of a member of a Muslim sect, this conservative Indonesian town let out a triumphant cry. “He’s a hero!” Rasna bin Wildan said of the teenage killer. [Read more...]

Indonesia under fire for light sentences in attack on Islamic sect

Islam Muslim savages who hacked, stoned and beat to death three members of a peaceful sect of Islam were given a slap on the wrist in what observers around the world consider to be a miscarriage of justice.

Last February the barbarians attacked followers of Ahmadiyya, a Muslim minority sect. [Read more...]

Indonesia: Hard-line Muslim groups renew attack on Ahmadiyah

Ahmadiyya Three people were allegedly injured and houses damaged when clashes broke out between an angry mob and members of Islamic sect Jamaah Ahmadiyah in Kuningan regency, West Java, on Thursday.

The Ahmadiyah sect, with 500,000 followers in Indonesia, believes that its founder Mirza Ghulam Ahmad was the final prophet and not Mohammad, contrary to the central tenet of mainstream Islam, which says Mohammad is the last prophet. [Read more...]

Why are Ahmadis persecuted so ferociously in Pakistan?

Why are Ahmadis persecuted so ferociously in Pakistan? Because anyone who defends an apostate is themselves an apostate, writes Mohsin Hamid in an opinion piece at Dawn.com.

This is what the persecution of Ahmadis achieves. It allows any Muslim to be declared an apostate. For the logic can be continued endlessly. When an Ahmadi man is wounded in an attack and goes to a hospital for treatment, if the doctor agrees to treat him, she is helping an apostate, and therefore she becomes an apostate and subject to threats. When a policeman is deputed to protect the doctor, since she is an apostate, the policeman is helping an apostate, so he too becomes an apostate. And on and on.

The collective result of this is to silence and impose fear not just on the few per cent of Pakistanis who are Ahmadis, or even on those who are Christians and Hindus, but on all of us. The message is clear. Speaking out against the problem means you are the problem, so you had better be quiet. [Read more...]