VIEW : Pakistan: No country for Ahmadis — Gulmina Bilal Ahmad

Source: dailytimes.com.pk

Regardless of their religious beliefs, Ahmadis have the right to lead private lives, being citizens of this state, which if seen logically, is granted to them by the very constitution that takes away their right to practice religion freely 

Some call it persecution, others call it social exclusion, but I think of it as culling: the selective slaughter of a community already marginalised to the extent that they do not feel safe even inside their homes. Thanks to Mr Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto for sanctioning this slaughter.

Regardless of their religious beliefs, Ahmadis have the right to lead private lives, being citizens of this state, which if seen logically, is granted to them by the very constitution that takes away their right to practice religion freely. They have an equal right to get an education, participate in politics, social events and gatherings and conduct their businesses, etc. But none of this happens in Pakistan.

The most recent episode of persecution against Ahmadis at the state level occurred when right before the May 2013 election, separate voter lists were released for them. This led to the disassociation of the Ahmadiya community from the general election. They were of the view that being citizens of Pakistan, they have …continue reading at dailytimes.com.pk

1 reply

  1. 100% true. There is no safe, respectable and acceptable place for Ahamdis in Pakistan right now.Unfortunate land indeed!

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