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Home Facts & Figures History of persecution - 2001
History of persecution - 2001

Feb 05
Police detained two Ahmadis Mian Mohammad Joya and Mr. Nasrullah Khan Mulhi, at Chobara, District Leyyah for refusing to demolish the niche of Ahmadiyya Mosque. They were released after 30 hours without any charge.
Feb 13
Police undertook the shameful sacrilege and demolished the niche of the Ahmadiyya Mosque at Chobara, District Leyyah. One Ahmadi was arrested and detained at the police station for the whole day.
Mar 09
Police desecrates and removes Kalima Tayyeba* from Ahmadiyya Mosque at Chur Mughlian, Distt: Sheikhupura.
*There is none worthy of worship except Allah, Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah.
Mar 11
A case was registered at P.S. Tando Adam, District Sanghar under sections PPC 295C, 295B and 298C against Mr. Nasrullah Khan Nasir the editor of Monthly Ansarullah, Mr. Muhammad Ibraheem its publisher, Qazi Munir Ahmad the printer and Mr. Mubashir Ahmad Saqib, writer.
Mar 14
Mr. Inamulla Gondal, an Ahmadi, was sentenced to two years imprisonment and Rs.5,000 fine under section 298C PPC at Kotri, Sindh, for writing Kalima Tayyeba at his house. The case was registered in 1991.
Mar 14
Mr. Abdul Qudoos, Ahmadi was sentenced to two years imprisonment and Rs.5,000 fine under section 298C PPC at Kotri, Sindh, for preaching.
Mar 14
Mr. Ejaz Ahmad, Ahmadi, was sentenced two years imprisonment and Rs.5,000 fine under section 298C PPC at Kotri, Sindh. The case was registered in 1992. Mr. Ejaz, aged 73 was arrested from Ahmadiyya Mosque while waiting for Friday Prayers.
Apr 24
Four Ahmadis Abdul Majeed, Shaukat Ali, Anwar Ahmad and the local Ahmadi religious teacher, were implicated, two ( Mr. Abdul Majeed and Mr. Shaukat Ali) arrested at Chak 93/TDA, District Leyyah, under sections PPC 295A, cognizable under the notorious Anti-terrorism Act, PPC 295B, and PPC 298B for having a minaret and niche in the Ahmadiyya Mosque.
May 09
An elderly Ahmadi couple, Mr. and Mrs. Abdur Rahim, were tortured and martyred at Sahiwal.
May 12
At the orders of the Assistant Commissioner a police contingent raided an Ahmadiyya Mosque at Chawinda district Sialkot and demolished its niche.
Jun 22
Papo Hassan martyred in Simbi Allen, Indonesia.
Jul 27
Mr. Ejaz Hussain of Khushab was sentenced to one year’s imprisonment and Rs.1.000 fine under section PPC 298C.
Jul 28
Sheikh Nazir Ahmad, an official of the local Ahmadiyya community of Madina Town, Faisalabad was martyred at his home. He was in his seventies.
Jul --
Dead body of an Ahmadi was disinterred and shifted to Ahmadiyya graveyard after provocative speeches from mullahs in district Sargodha.
Aug 04
Mr. Abdul Aziz, an Ahmadi from Silanwali was arrested by the police on charge of preaching his views.
Aug 26
Ahmadiyya Mosque at Saidwala district Sheikhupura was attacked, looted and burnt by a mob. 28 Ahmadi men were detained by Police.
Sep 14
Noor Ahmad and his son Tahir Ahmad martyred in a gunmen attack at Saddowala Nivan district Narowal. His other son Javed Ahmad and a guest also sustained bullet injuries.
Sep 23
Two Ahmadis were beaten at doorsteps of their houses by a mob at Khoski district Badin.
Sep --
11 Ahmadis were arrested under PPC 107/151 in Chak 93/TDA, District Leyyah. Four Ahmadis were booked earlier in April under anti-Ahmadiyya laws.
Oct 19
Ejaz Ahmad Basraa and his 16 years old son Shahjahan were martyred near Ghatialian district Sialkot. Mr. Ejaz was actively following up the court trial of terrorists involved in massacre of Ahmadis. He had received threats on last hearing of the case.
Oct 22
An Ahmadi Tariq Mahmood was arrested under anti-Ahmadiyya laws for receiving a package containing Ahmadiyya books.
Oct 31
Four Ahmadis were sentenced to four years’ imprisonment and fine, on four counts, by Anti-Terrorist court in connection with Takht Hazara riots. Five Ahmadis lost their lives in the incident. Mullah Athar Shah, the agent-provocateur, was allowed to walk away a free man.
Oct --
An Ahmadi youth Naeem Ahmad was martyred in Goleki district Gujrat. His body was dumped in the farm of another Ahmadi.
Nov 24
Mr. Laiq Ahmad was awarded two years’ imprisonment and Rs.20,000 fine by Anti-Terrorist Court at Sargodha for displaying Kalima Tayyeba at his shop.
Dec 10
Two Ahmadis, Nazir Ahmad and Allah Rakhio belonging to Naukot were sentenced to 118 years imprisonment and Rs.40,000 fine each under the Blasphemy Law, anti-terrorism law and other clauses related to religion. (Case Details)
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