Rabwah Times

U.S. slams Pakistan’s Human Rights record

The U.S. Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor has expressed concern over Pakistan’s human right record over the past year. In its annual country report on Human Rights Practices, the U.S. pointed out significant human rights issues which included targeted killings and forced disappearances. It also condemned Pakistan Government’s restrictions on freedom of religion and discrimination against religious minorities. According to the Bureau, Pakistan’s “Security forces reportedly committed extrajudicial killings in connection with conflicts in Punjab, Balochistan, FATA, Sindh, …

Germany’s oldest Mosque to be renovated

The oldest mosque in Germany is being renovated step by step. Built-in 1928 Berlins Ahmadiyya Mosque is considered to be the oldest surviving mosque in Germany. it can accommodate nearly 400 visitors and is located in the Wilmersdorf district in the south of Berlin. The mosque has two minarets, each 35 meters high, and a 26-meter-high dome 10 meters in diameter, and fascinates with oriental elements whose design language is based on Indian models. The building was built in the …

نیو اسلام آباد ایئرپورٹ پر ڈرون کی مدد سے ویڈیو بنانے والے 3 چینی باشندے گرفتار

ڈرون کیمرے کی مدد سے نیو اسلام آباد ایئرپورٹ کی ویڈیو بنانے والے 3 چینی باشندوں کو گرفتار کر لیا گیا۔ ایئرپورٹ سیکیورٹی فورس کے اہلکاروں نے نیو اسلام آباد ایئرپورٹ پر ڈرون کیمرے کو ہوا میں اڑتے دیکھا تو اس پر فائرنگ کر دی جس کے نتیجے میں وہ تباہ ہو گیا۔ اے ایس ایف اہلکاروں نے ڈرون کیمرے کی مدد سے ویڈیو بنانے والے تین چینی باشندوں کو گرفتار کر کے تباہ شدہ ڈرون کے ملبے کو تحویل …

Counselor from German Embassy in Pakistan visits Rabwah

On Monday the German Embassy in Pakistan shared details about their counselor’s visit to the town of Rabwah, home to the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Pakistan. The visit was lead by the press and cultural counselor of the German Embassy. During the tour, the counselor paid a visit to the Tahir Heart Center, which is considered amongst the top cardiac hospitals in Pakistan. In a Facebook post, the Embassy described the visit as “Interesting” and said: Our counselor for the …

London’s Pakistan High Commission to meet with Ahmadis after pressure from British MP

British MP Tom Brake has secured a commitment from the Pakistan Deputy High Commissioner that he will meet representatives of the Ahmadiyya Community – who have a very strong presence in South West London – to discuss abuses and persecution against the Ahmadiyya community in Pakistan. On Tuesday 6th February, Tom Brake MP and Siobhain McDonagh MP, the Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, met with the Pakistani Deputy High Commissioner Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri and …

Christians attacked in Pakistani city of Quetta

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say gunmen have opened fire on worshippers coming out of a church in the southwestern city of Quetta, killing two people and wounding five others. Police officer Javed Ahmed says two gunmen riding on a motorcycle targeted churchgoers as they were leaving after the Sunday evening service in the Eisa Nagri neighborhood of Quetta, the capital of Baluchistan province. Ahmed says a young girl was among the wounded and that two others were in …

Indian Sikhs travel to Pakistan for Vaisakhi celebrations

The smell of fried bread, sweets and curries wafted from the community kitchen of the Golden Temple in Amritsar, in the north Indian state of Punjab, as a group of around a hundred Sikhs waited for breakfast on Thursday before traveling to Pakistan for an annual pilgrimage. After breakfast, the pilgrims sat with their suitcases and duffel bags outside the office of the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee, which oversees Sikh temples in the country, as they waited to board buses …

Pregnant Pakistani singer shot dead during performance

A pregnant Pakistani singer was shot dead while performing at a wedding in Southern Pakistan. Samina Sindhu, a local folk singer was shot dead Tuesday night in a village near Larkana. According to reports, Tariq Jatoi shot Sindhu after she refused to dance during her performance. “Samina declined to dance because she was pregnant,” her husband, Aashiq Ali, said. “Her refusal enraged the accused who killed her.” Sidhu was taken to a nearby hospital where she was pronounced dead on …

Pakistan’s ethnic Pashtuns protest extrajudicial killings and forced abductions

PESHAWAR: Thousands gathered on Sunday at Peshawar’s Ring Road for the gathering organised by the Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM). Women, children and students have reached the venue with photographs of their ‘missing’ loved ones. PTM leader Manzoor Pashteen will soon address the crowd. A birds eye view of the PTM Rally in #Peshawar. Official sources say roughly 15 thousand people have gathered. Participants claim much more. pic.twitter.com/hV65nqzvIj — Iftikhar Firdous (@IftikharFirdous) April 8, 2018 The PTM, which shot to fame …

نادرا کا ڈیٹا جاری کرنے پر سکیورٹی خدشات ہیں: جماعتِ احمدیہ

‘نادرا’ نے اسلام آباد کی عدالتِ عالیہ کو بتایا تھا کہ گزشتہ 16 برسوں کے دوران 10205 شہریوں نے قومی شناختی کارڈ میں مذہب کے خانے میں تبدیلی کراتے ہوئے خود کو مسلمان سے احمدی درج کروایا۔ پاکستان میں احمدی مذہب سے تعلق رکھنے والے افراد نے اسلام آباد ہائی کورٹ کی جانب سے شناختی دستاویزات میں مذہب کی تبدیلی کو عدالت کی اجازت سے مشروط کرنے پر تحفظات کا اظہار کرتے ہوئے کہا ہے کہ اس سے انہیں لاحق …