Ahmadiyya Minority Boycotts Pakistani Elections Amid Alleged Discrimination

Ahmadiyya Minority Boycotts Pakistani Elections Amid Alleged Discrimination

In a significant turn of events, members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim minority in Pakistan have decided to boycott the upcoming elections, citing continued discrimination and persecution. This decision highlights the wider issue of religious intolerance and raises questions about the state of democratic values in the country. This article aims to explore the reasons behind the Ahmadiyya community’s boycott and the implications for religious minorities in Pakistan.

Ahmadi lawyer attacked with a cleaver in his chamber in Tehsil Lalian, district Chiniot, Punjab

Ahmadi lawyer attacked with a cleaver in his chamber in Tehsil Lalian, district Chiniot, Punjab

Mr. Aamir Munir was assaulted on 13th April 2023 in his chamber in Tehsil Lalian Chiniot, Punjab with a cleaver to his head whilst the attacker shouted and made clear his intentions of wanting to kill Mr. Aamir Munir. He sustained severe injuries and is admitted to hospital. Munir defends members of the community accused of blasphemy. The man accused is known to be associated with Madrassa Khatm-e-Nabuwat, which is well known for its anti-Ahmadiyya activities. The assailant had previously attacked another Ahmadi man and is recognised to be violent towards the community.

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