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Media Reports — Year 2011

A collection of News, columns, opinions, view, press reports and statements printed in newspapers and electronic media concerning persecution of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community.

December
Terrorism alert: ‘Punjab is home to banned organisations’ - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - December 30, 2011
Minority rights: Silence, increasing intolerance make for another grim year - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - December 29, 2011
Harassment: Three Ahmedis accused under blasphemy laws - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - December 24, 2011
Blasphemy charges: Out of fear, Ahmadi family on the run - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - December 15, 2011
For minorities in Pakistan, persecution never ends - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - December 04, 2011
Blasphemy allegations: Ahmadi family under threat from clerics - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - December 01, 2011
November
Pakistan: Ahmadi student ejected for resisting Islamists - Spero News, USA - November 25, 2011
Ahmadi student expelled on false blasphemy charges - AsiaNews, Italy - November 25, 2011
Persecution of Ahmadis Spreads - IPS-Inter Press Service, Italy - November 22, 2011
Banner against Ahmadis not removed despite passing 10 days - The Nation, Pakistan - November 20, 2011
Minority report - [Opinion] - The News International, Pakistan - November 20, 2011
In-camera proceedings on Qadiani issue: speaker releases report - Business Recorder, Pakistan - November 15, 2011
Ahmadis fear another attack after intimidation - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - November 11, 2011
Branded an Ahmadi, hakim is expelled from district - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - November 03, 2011
Hint of Ahmadi ties gets hakeem ‘banished’ - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - November 01, 2011
October
Ahmadis: The lightning rod that attracts the most hatred - Daily Dawn, Pakistan - October 28, 2011
Blasphemy Law: Coming a full circle - [Blog] - Daily Dawn, Pakistan - October 14, 2011
Intolerance in the curriculum - [Opinion] - The News International, Pakistan - October 13, 2011
Qadri supporters rail against US, Ahmadis - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - October 10, 2011
Ideology and intolerance - [Opinion] - Daily Dawn, Pakistan - October 8, 2011
Ahmadi students, teacher expelled from Pak schools - Zee News, India - October 7, 2011
Ahmadis expelled from school - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - October 08, 2011
Incitement goes unchecked as hatred is spewed at rallies - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - October 07, 2011
Rabwah: an oasis of tranquility amidst raging storms - The Friday Times, Pakistan - October 3, 2011
The upset men - [View] - The Friday Times, Pakistan - October 3, 2011
Ahmadi schoolteacher shot dead in Sheikhupura - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - October 03, 2011
September
Jinnah’s Pakistan, hijacked by clerics - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - September 19, 2011
CJ urged to take action against land grabbing - The Nation, Pakistan - September 19, 2011
Persistent persecution - News on Sunday, Pakistan - September 18, 2011
EDITORIAL: Religious freedom in Pakistan - Daily Times, Pakistan - September 16, 2011
Count Pakistan among countries violating religious freedom: US commission - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - September 14, 2011
VIEW: A vote a day keeps the Ahmedi away - Yasser Latif Hamdani - Daily Times, Pakistan - September 12, 2011
Khatam-e-Nabuwat Conference: Ahmadis accused of working against Pakistan - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - September 10, 2011
Ahmadis criticise govt inaction over targeted killings - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - September 10, 2011
Communal violence: Police clueless in attack on Ahmadi man - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - September 09, 2011
Ahmadi shot, injured on ‘Khatam-e-Nabuwat Day’ - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - September 08, 2011
A most dangerous place [Editorial] - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - September 05, 2011
Suspected hate crime: Ahmadi man shot dead in Faisalabad - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - September 05, 2011
Caving in to pressure: Ahmadi place of worship demolished - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - September 04, 2011
August
Reality begins to dawn - [Opinion] - Daily Dawn, Pakistan - August 25, 2011
July
Caged Ahmedi Refugees Fear Returning to Pakistan - Newsline Magazine, Pakistan - July 19, 2011
In Ahmadis’s desert city, Pakistan closes in - Reuters, USA - July 15, 2011
Ahmedi community slams govt over killing of minority member - Daily Times, Pakistan - July 13, 2011
Ahmadis under attack: In Rabwah, every house has a story to tell - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - July 12, 2011
Thinking proactively: Ahmadis have found their own solutions in Rabwah - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - July 11, 2011
Insecure minorities: Threatened at home, jailed abroad - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - July 4, 2011
June
Writing on the pamphlet - News on Sunday, Pakistan - June 19, 2011
Ahmadis in Karachi: Pulpit pounding, barricades, prayers but no peace - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - June 19, 2011
PML-N and Bigotry: The ‘Basanti’ Connection - Newsline Magazine, Pakistan - June 14, 2011
Pakistani terrorists threaten Ahmadi community - MSN Indonesia - June 14, 2011
Terrorists chalk out plan to target Ahmedis - Daily Times, Pakistan - June 14, 2011
Pakistan's future is tied to rights for minorities - Spero News, USA - June 13, 2011
Murshid, Marwa Na Daina - Newsline Magazine, Pakistan - June 13, 2011
Textile City: Politicians turn blind eye to hate pamphlets - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - June 13, 2011
Ahmadis fair game for TTP kidnappers - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - June 10, 2011
Targeting minorities: No friend to Ahmadis in Faisalabad - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - June 9, 2011
A question of faith: ‘Repeal blasphemy law or make it flawless’ - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - June 2, 2011
Report on status of religious minorities launched - The News International, Pakistan - June 1, 2011
May
One year after attack on Ahmadis - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - June 29, 2011
Persecution of Ahmadis continues despite attacks - Daily Times, Pakistan - May 29, 2011
A minority without rights - The Friday Times, Pakistan - May 27, 2011
April
Climate of fear over Pakistan blasphemy laws - BBC News, UK - April 28, 2011
March
Peaceful Lives, Violent Deaths: The Silent Cries of the Ahmadis - The Huffington Post, USA - March 23, 2011
Was Jinnah secular? [Opinion] - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - March 20, 2011
Year 2010, bloodiest chapter in history of Ahmedi killings - Daily Times, Pakistan - March 21, 2011
February
Herald exclusive: Shrunken space - Daily Dawn, Pakistan - February 15, 2011
Herald Exclusive: The law of diminishing utility - Daily Dawn, Pakistan - February 15, 2011
Pakistan is headed for a clerical tsunami: analysts - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - February 06, 2011
Republic of Fear and Bigotry [Opinion] - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - February 05, 2011
Hand out blinkers for blasphemy law - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - February 04, 2011
Pakistan MP drops effort to repeal blasphemy laws - BBC News, UK - February 3, 2011
Pakistan: Drop Blasphemy Charges Against 17-Year-Old - Human Rights Watch, USA - February 02, 2011
January
Don’t dare touch blasphemy law - The Nation, Pakistan - January 31, 2011
Secular politicians jump on blasphemy bandwagon - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - January 31, 2011
Punjab governor rules out change in blasphemy law - The News International, Pakistan - January 28, 2011
Kidnapping for ransom a boon for militants - Daily Dawn, Pakistan - January 26, 2011
Rights group slams Pakistan for abuses - The Nation, Pakistan - January 25, 2011
Altaf’s statement and remembering the 1953 martial law in Punjab - The News International, Pakistan - January 25, 2011
Extremist Intimidation Chills Pakistan Secular Society - National Public Radio, USA - January 24, 2011
26 shots that sent Pakistan over the edge - The Washington Post, USA - January 23, 2011
In Pakistan, Islamic hard-liners expanding their grip on society - Los Angeles Times, USA - January 21, 2011
Religious frenzy grips Pakistan - Pakistan Observer, Pakistan - January 20, 2011
‘Apartheid’ in Pakistan - The Washington Post, USA - January 19, 2011
Rally against changes in blasphemy laws - The News International, Pakistan - January 18, 2011
Defiance of law: Tahaffuz rally speakers threaten courts - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - January 18, 2011
Jamaat-ud-Dawa rally: Banned outfit incites violence - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - January 17, 2011
Blasphemy allegations: Another Christian family on the run - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - January 15, 2011
Pakistan’s Pols Paralyzed by Religious Extremism - Time CNN, USA - January 13, 2011
JI asks MQM to clarify stand on blasphemy law - The News International, Pakistan - January 13, 2011
Taseer murder: Sunni Ittehad warns against protests - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - January 10, 2011
TNR rally warns govt not to touch blasphemy law - Daily Times, Pakistan - January 9, 2011
How the blasphemy law divided the nation - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - January 09, 2011
JI wants people to learn a lesson from Taseer’s murder - The News International, Pakistan - January 09, 2011
VIEW: An open letter to President Zardari - II - Shahid Saeed - Daily Times, Pakistan - January 8, 2011
Fazl demands Blasphemy Law bill removal - The News International, Pakistan - January 08, 2011
Religious parties pledge support to assassin - The Nation, Pakistan - January 6, 2011
Ulema warn against any change in blasphemy law - The News International, Pakistan - January 06, 2011
Religious parties unite to protect Qadri - Daily Times, Pakistan - January 6, 2011
The End of Jinnah's Pakistan [Opinion] - By Sadanand Dhume - Wall Street Journal, USA - January 05, 2011
Salmaan Taseer: murder in an extremist climate - The Guardian, UK - January 05, 2011
Lawyers shower roses for governor’s killer - Daily Dawn, Pakistan - January 5, 2011
Hardline Stance: Religious bloc condones murder - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - January 05, 2011
‘No grief, no sorrow’ - The Nation, Pakistan - January 5, 2011
Blasphemy laws: Religious right flexes its muscles - The Express Tribune, Pakistan - January 01, 2011
Nation protests any change in blasphemy law - The News International, Pakistan - January 01, 2011
City shuts in protest at bid to change blasphemy law - The News International, Pakistan - January 01, 2011
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