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In this book, the author deals with an issue that has lamentably marked humankind's religious history. Relying on a wide range of interviews he conducted throughtout Pakistan, Antonio R. Gualtieri relates the tragic experience of members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim community. Their right to define themselves as Muslims has been denied by the Govt. of Pakistan acting in collusion with orthodox Islamic teachers. Ahmadis have been beaten and murdered. They have been jailed, hounded from jobs and schools, their mosques sealed or vandalized, for professing to be Muslims and following Islamic practices. This book records their testimony of Harassment and persecution resulting from their loyalty to their understanding of God and HIS revelation.
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Home Pakistan and Ahmadis CE Order No.15
Chief Executive’s Order No.15 – Status of Ahmadis in joint electorate system

While preparing for the national elections, the Chief Executive, at mullahs' demand, issued Ahmadi-specific orders that reasserted the non-Muslim status of Ahmadis and created a new supplementary list of non-Muslims in obvious contradiction to the freshly implemented system of Joint Electorate. These orders were printed in the Gazette of Pakistan (EXTRAORDINARY) as Order No. 15 of 2002, to further amend the conduct of General Elections Order, 2002. A copy of the Gazette is reproduced below:

REGISTERED No. 
M-302
L-7646
The Gazette of Pakistan
EXTRAORDINARY
PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY
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ISLAMABAD, MONDAY, JUNE 17, 2002
==

PART I

Acts, Ordinances, President's Orders and Regulations

GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN

MINISTRY OF LAW, JUSTICE, HUMAN RIGHTS AND
PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS

(Law, Justice and Human Rights Division)

Islamabad, the 17th June, 2002

F.No. 2(4)/2002-Pub.-The following Order promulgated by the Chief Executive is hereby published for general information :-

CHIEF EXECUTIVE'S ORDER NO. 15 OF 2002

AN

ORDER

Further to amend the Conduct of General Election Order, 2002

WHEREAS it is expedient to further amend the Conduct of General Elections Order, 2002 (Chief Executive's Order No. 7 of 2002), for the purpose hereinafter appearing ;

Now, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the Proclamation of Emergency of the fourteenth day of October, 1999, and the Provisional Constitution Order No. 1 of 1999, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the Chief Executive of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan is pleased to make and promulgate the following order :

1.Short title and Commencement. —(1)   This Order may be called the Conduct of General Elections (Second Amendment) Order, 2002.

(2)   It shall come into force at once.

2.Insertion of new Articles 7B and 7C, Chief Executive's Order No. 7 of 2002. —In the Conduct of General Elections Order, 2002 (Chief Executive's Order No. 7 of 2002), after Article 7A, the following new Articles shall be inserted, namely : -

“7B.
Status of Ahmadis etc. to remain unchanged. — Notwithstanding anything contained in the Electoral Rolls Act, 1974 (XXI of 1974), the Electoral Rolls Rules, 1974, or any other law for the time being in force, including the Forms prescribed for preparation of electoral rolls on joint electorate basis in pursuance of Article 7 of the Conduct of General Elections Order, 2002 (Chief Executive's Order N. 7 of 2002), the status of Quadiani Group or the Lahori Group (who call themselves ‘Ahmadis’ or by any other name) or a person who does not believe in the absolute and unqualified finality of the Prophethood of Muhammad (peace be upon him), the last of the prophets or claimed or claims to be a Prophet, in any sense of the word or of any description whatsoever, after Muhammed (peace be upon him) or recognizes such a claimant as a Prophet or a religious reformer shall remain the same as provided in the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, 1973.”
 
“7C.—
If a person has got himself enrolled as voter and objection is filed before the Revising Authority notified under the Electoral Rolls Act, 1974, within ten days from issuance of the Conduct of General Elections (Second Amendment) Order, 2002, that such a voter is not a Muslim, the Revising Authority shall issue a notice to him to appear before it within fifteen days and require him to sign a declaration regarding his belief about the absolute and unqualified finality of the Prophethood of Muhammad (peace be upon him) in Form-IV prescribed under the Electoral Rolls Rules, 1974. In case he refuses to sign the declaration as aforesaid, he shall be deemed to be a non-Muslim and his name shall be deleted from the joint electoral rolls and added to supplementary list of voters in the same electoral area as non-Muslim. In case the voter does not turn in spite of service of notice, an ex parte order may be passed against him.”

Text of oath in Urdu

SD/-  
GENERAL,
PERVEZ MUSHARRAF,
Chief Executive
Of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
And Chief of Army Staff.

SD/-  
MR. JUSTICE,
MANSOOR AHMED,
Secretary.


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