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Pakistan Police registers case against 6 for being on Muslim-only list

Police in the Pakistani city of Bambaanwala registered a case against six people after their names showed up on a Muslim-only voter list. Police registered the case on the orders of the Lahore High Court after a petition by landlord Mazhar Hameed claimed that the six individuals had claimed to be Muslim during the 2015 local bodies elections and included their names on the Muslim-only voter lists. He also alleged that the men had lied about being Muslims in their …

Ismaili spiritual leader Aga Khan arrives in Pakistan

On December 7th the spiritual head of the Shia Ismaili community, Aga Khan IV arrived in Pakistan to lead the community’s Diamond Jubilee in the country.His arrival in Pakistan coincides with the Islamili community’s commemoration of his Diamond Jubilee. The Diamond Jubilee marks the 60 years of his spiritual leadership of the Shia Ismaili Muslim community. Ismaili spiritual leader #AgaKhan arrives in Pakistan to take part in #DiamondJubilee celebrations of the Shia Ismaili Muslim community – via @TheIsmaili pic.twitter.com/U5oFgDrmpN — Rabwah Times …

Death threats & Mock Graves: Pakistanis celebrate birthday of Prophet Mohammad

Muslims celebrating the birthday of Prophet Muhammad in the Pakistani city of Sialkot set a new precedent with an exhibit of mock graves which came complete with threatening posters hanging over them. The exhibit which was set up in the market center of the old city was targeted against the Ahmadis, who have once again become the focus of a hate campaign by politicians and Islamists.   Posters hung above the mock graves had death threats against Ahmadis written on them, which …

Muslim groups cite first amendment in defense of ‘extremist’ event

Muslims groups have defended their decision to host a hate conference which called for the use of force against ‘non-Muslims’. CAIR executive director also spoke out in defense of the organizers. A week earlier Rabwah Times through covert video and audio recordings revealed how speakers at an Islamist conference in Virginia called for the use of force against ‘non-Muslims’ and urged American Muslims to not vote for ‘Non-Muslim’ candidates. The sister organizations Idara Dawat Idara Dawat-O-Irshad Inc and Khatme Nubuwwat …

Ahmadi leader increases security after death threats from Muslims

The Pakistan-born leader of Ahmadi Muslims, who presently resides in London has increased his security after receiving death threats from other Muslims. The Times, a British daily newspaper reported that the Metropolitan police were investigating threats from British Muslims against the Ahmadi community and its leader. His Holiness Mirza Masroor Ahmad who is the spiritual head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community has lived in self-imposed exile in Britain since 2003. The Evening Standard named him as the most influential Londoner …

Rabwah students sweep top positions in nationwide annual exams

Students from the small Pakistani town of Rabwah swept up top positions in the annual Secondary School (SSC) and Higher Secondary School (HSSC) exams. A ceremony was held on November 15th in Karachi where the top achievers were honored by Aga Khan University Examination Board, the accrediting body for the exams. Girls outnumbered the boys across the board. In SSC exams Samreen Raja from Nusrat Jehan Academy (NJA) Girls High School scored second across Pakistan with 1029 marks. While five other students …

ٹریفک حادثات کی روک تھام کے لیے ڈی ایس پی ٹریفک کا ربوہ کے سکول کا دورہ

ٹریفک قوانین کی آگاہی کے متعلق ڈی ایس پی ٹریفک میڈم زاہدہ پروین کا چنا ب نگر کے تعلیمی اداروں کا وزٹ۔ کم عمر بچوں کو ڈرائیونگ جیسے اقدامات سے روکنے کی ہدایت تفصیلات کے مطابق ڈی پی او رانا طاہر رحمن خان کی ہدایت پر ٹریفک حادثات کی روک تھام کے لیے عملی اقدامات جاری ہیں۔ٹریفک قوانین کی آگاہی کے متعلق ڈی ایس پی ٹریفک میڈم زاہدہ پروین نے چناب نگر کے تعلیمی اداروں کا وزٹ کیا اور طلباء …

Pakistani Minister requests non-Muslim Police escort after threat from Islamists

A Pakistani Minister has been forced to conduct a shake-up of his security detail after threats by Islamists. Pakistan’s provincial law Minister, Rana Sanaullah has ordered that only non-Muslim officers be deployed for his security. Pakistan’s intelligence agencies have started conducting background checks on all his security detail and also asked the Minister to restrict his movements. However, sources close to the Minister say that he is not satisfied with the background checks and has already hired a private security firm to take …

Pakistani singer Abrar-ul-Haq expresses support for Islamists

Pakistan’s prominent singer and politician Abrar-ul-Haq has announced his support for Islamists who are protesting against the Government in the city of Narowal. In a video message Haq urged the Government to give in to the demands of the Islamist protestors. The protestors are part of Tehrike-e-Labbaik-Ya-Rasulullah (TLYR) who have shutdown the capital Islamabad for the last few days and have called on the Government among other things to release blasphemy killers, hang blasphemers and limit the activities of Ahmadis, …

Pakistan’s capital Islamabad shutdown by Islamists

Several thousand Islamists in Pakistan have effectively blocked a main crossing near the national capital, Islamabad, crippling the daily life of millions of people and underscoring challenges facing the country’s counter extremism efforts. The rally began with a few hundred members of the small radical Tehreek-i-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah party who had gathered earlier this week at the main Faizabad crossing outside Islamabad. By Friday afternoon, the gathering grew to over 3,000, disrupting public life and prompting police to set …

میں احمدی نہیں ہوں، پاکستانی وزیر قانون زاہد حامد کا ویڈیو بیان

وفاقی وزیر قانون وانصاف زاہد حامد نے بدھ کے روز ایک ویڈیو بیان میں اپنے مذہبی عقائد کی واضح الفاظ میں وضاحت کرتے ہوئے کہا ہے کہ میں حلفاً بیان کرتا ہوں کہ میں خاتم النبین حضرت محمد کی ختم نبوت پر مکمل اور غیر مشروط طور پرایمان رکھتا ہوں اور یہ کہ میں کسی ایسے شخص کا پیروکار نہیں ہوں جو حضرت محمد کے بعد اس لفظ کی کسی بھی مفہوم یا کسی بھی تشریح کے لحاظ سے پیغمبر …

الأحمديون في اليمن.. ‘شعارنا المحبة للجميع ولا كراهية لأحد’

  يرتبط إبراهيم الصوفي، شاب يمني ينتمي إلى الطائفة الأحمدية، إحدى الفرق الإسلامية الحديثة، بعلاقات جيدة مع محيطه الاجتماعي ذي الغالبية السنية والزيدية في اليمن، لكنه لا يخفي تعرضه لانتقادات كثيرة بسبب معتقداته الدينية المخالفة لهذا المحيط. يقول الصوفي (39 عاما)، والذي يعمل مدرسا في مدرسة حكومية بصنعاء “مشكلتنا هي في جمود عقول كثير من اليمنيين، إذ لا يتقبلون أي نقاش حول الفكرة التي نؤمن بها”. والأحمديون هم طائفة إسلامية أسسها ميرزا غلام أحمد، الذي ولد في بنجاب (شمال الهند) …