Spotlight on Ahmadiyya, a globally-persecuted Muslim community

Source: Business Standard

The Ahmadiyya community, which is being persecuted in Islamic nations across the world from Pakistan to Indonesia and from Africa to West Asia, traces its origins to  Though scattered across India, the Ahmadiyyas are concentrated in Qadian in the Gurdaspur district of Punjab where the community’s founder was born. Although they have been counted as in Census 2011, the Muslim Personal Law Board considers them to be non-owing to which the community does not find representation on the board. The in the port city of Kababir in is the only Ahmadiyya mosque in West Asia. is also the only country in the region where Ahmadiyya can follow their faith without fearing state persecution.


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