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The Heavenly Decree is the English translation of Asmani Faisala by Hadrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, the Promised Messiah and Mahdi (as) and the Founder of Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama'at. It is addressed to his contemporary ulema, specially Miyan Nadhir Husain Dehlawi and Maulawi Muhammad Husain of Batala who had issued a fatwa of heresy against the Promised Messiahas and declared him a non-Muslim, because he (the Promised Messiahas) had claimed that Jesus Christ had died a natural death and the second coming of Masih ibni Mariam (Jesus Christ) is fulfilled by the advent of Hadrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmadas. Because (by the time the book was written) the ulema had refused to debate this issue with the Promised Messiah, he invited them, in this book, to a spiritual contest in which the question whether someone is a Muslim or not would be settled by Allah himself on the basis of four criteria of a true believer as laid down by Him in the Holy Quran. He also spelled out the modus operandi of this contest and fixed the period of time frame within which this contest would be decreed by Allah. He declared that God would not desert him and would help him and would grant him victory.
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Indonesia Ahmadiyah attack: Outrage over victim jailing
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15 August 2011 Last updated at 09:07 GMT
Indonesia Ahmadiyah attack: Outrage over victim jailing
Deden Sudjana, who was injured by a machete in the attack, said the verdict was embarrassing
Deden Sudjana, who was injured by a machete in the attack, said the verdict was embarrassing

Rights groups have expressed outrage after an Indonesian court jailed a Muslim sect member for defending himself from a brutal mob attack.

The court jailed Ahmadiyah member Deden Sudjana for six months, a heavier term than many of the attackers received.

Three Ahmadiyah members were bludgeoned to death in an attack by a 1,000-strong mob of hardliners in February. No-one was charged with murder.

US-based Human Rights Watch said Sudjana’s sentence was appalling.

“It seems like the Ahmadiyah face blatant discrimination not just from Islamic militant mobs, but also from an Indonesian court,” said the group’s Elaine Pearson.

Sudjana was hit with a machete and almost had his hand severed during the attack, which pitted about 20 Ahmadiyah followers against more than 1,000 fanatics in the village of Cikeusik, west Java.

But the court ruled that he had disobeyed a police order to leave the scene, and had been filmed punching another man.

Sudjana told the AFP news agency that the verdict was embarrassing.

“I’m purely a victim who has been criminalised in my own country,” he said.

“There was no police order to evacuate and I hit the man because he entered our house of worship, calling us infidels, and ordered people to kill us. Isn’t it normal that I hit the man as an act of self-defence?“

Video footage of the attack shows crowds of hardliners beating a small group of Ahmadis as police watch.

So far 12 of the attackers have been found guilty of minor offences and sentenced to between three and six months.

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