In the political landscape of Pakistan, the looming specter of power plays and abuses casts a long shadow over the democratic process. As the nation prepares for parliamentary elections on Feb. 8, the narrative of manipulation and suppression persists, undermining the very essence of democracy. The recent crackdown on opposition parties, media censorship, and shrinking space for civil society underscore a troubling reality: Pakistan needs more than just elections to be a democracy.
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.
In a disturbing incident, suspected Sunni radicals vandalised and destroyed 80 graves belonging to the Ahmadiyya sect in Daska, Pakistan. The targeted attack took place in a cemetery, raising concerns about religious tolerance and minority rights in the country.
Ahmadiyya muslims deprived of their voting rights in Pakistan’s parliamentary elections in february 2024
According to our sources and media reports, Ahmadiyya Muslims are once again deprived of their voting rights, at all levels, as Pakistan prepares for nationwide parliamentary elections in February 2024.
The places of worship of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community are under constant attack by miscreants, put to mischief by their extremist clerics, who have no fear of the law as they are confident no action will be taken against them.