Fleeing persecution, Ahmadi Muslims find safe haven in Nepal


– Tsering D Gurung, Kathmandu

May 29, 2019-

Kathmandu’s Muslim community usually gathers at the Kashmiri Jama Masjid in Jamal for Jummah, or Friday prayers. But not all Muslims feel welcome at the landmark mosque.

Followers of the Ahmadiyya sect of Islam, the Ahmadis, say they prefer to keep to themselves because they don’t want to “stir any trouble.”




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