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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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Thailand frees 96 Pakistani refugees
Gulf News, Dubai
World | Pakistan
Thailand frees 96 Pakistani refugees
Conditions in the overcrowded detention centre saw 150 people sharing cells for 30-40 people
APPublished: 00:00 June 7, 2011
Pakistani refugees walk in line to a waiting bus after they were released from the immigration detention centre in Bangkok, Thailand, on Monday.Image Credit: AP
Pakistani refugees walk in line to a waiting bus after they were released from the immigration detention centre in Bangkok, Thailand, on Monday.

Bangkok: Almost 100 Pakistani refugees were freed Monday from Bangkok’s overcrowded immigration prison in an initiative spearheaded by Thai human rights activists.

The Thai Committee for Refugees said the release on bail of 96 members of Pakistan’s Ahmadiyya sect was the first such large-scale release of refugees who Thai authorities treat as illegal aliens.

The group negotiated the release with the state National Human Rights Commission and immigration officials.

Children

The detainees, about a third of whom are children, were arrested last December even though all but two were granted official refugee status by the United Nations because they face persecution in their homeland, where they are considered non-Muslim.

“We are feeling very happy… like a bird in a cage when it comes out,” said Mahmoud, a freed 35-year-old refugee who declined to give his last name. “But we should not say about inside.”

Inhumane conditions

The committee said conditions in the detention centre had been described as “overcrowded, inhumane and unhygienic,” with more than 150 people having to share cells designed for 30 to 40.

“In the women’s cell there were times when women had to stand so that some of them could sleep,” said Anoop Sukumaran, coordinator of the Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network.

“The children were often sleeping next to the toilets, which were overflowing with faeces and urine. The conditions, to say the least, were horrific at some points.”

Thailand attracts thousands of refugees each year because it is easily accessible by land and sea, and borders several countries that are politically repressive and economically weaker.

Tougher stance

It has generally been welcoming to refugees, especially when they have been fleeing warfare in neighbouring countries such as Cambodia and Myanmar.

In recent years, however, it has taken a harder line toward groups such as the Hmong from Laos and Rohingya from Myanmar, whom they see as economic migrants.

Those released Monday will stay in Bangkok until they are resettled in a third country.

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