Indonesia: AHMADIYYA DESTINY, STRANDED IN OWNED COUNTRY
Tens of Ahmadiyya Muslim family live in assembled rooms segregated by tarpaulin or old clothes. About 30 Ahmadiyya families have been living in shelter in Wisma Transito, Mataram, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia for 7 years since they evacuated from their own village in Ketapang, West Lombok and after they got ntimidation and harshness ended with forced eviction.
“We live here as if we just drop in our owned country”said Syahidin.
“I wish not to stay here permanently without determination of our future,” answered Syahidin while BBC interviewed him
Meanwhile the majority of refugees of Ahmadiiyya children are not able to go to school because of having no birth certificate.
The children in average 3 to 7 years old are visible play in front of their shelter in Wisma Transito, Mataram, West Nusa Tenggara Barat. They sing and crack a joke while laughing. We glance that no encumbrance seen in their innocent faces.