Khatam-e-Nabuwat Conference: Ahmadis accused of working against Pakistan

Published: September 10, 2011

Three-day meeting ‘celebrates’ declaration of Ahmadis as minorities. PHOTO: REUTERS/FILE

MULTAN: “Ahmadis are part of a Jewish conspiracy against Islam and Pakistan and are responsible for sectarianism and terrorism in the country,” claimed religious leaders at the conclusion of a three-day-long Khatme Nabuwwat conference in Chiniot.

Over 450 processions and gatherings were organised in Punjab to mark the Khatme Nabuwat declaration by the Supreme Court that declared Ahmadis as ‘non-Muslims’ in 1974.

“The option available for Ahmadis is to accept Islam and abandon conspiracies against Muslims and Pakistan,” speakers at the conference said.

The government should keep a check on Ahmadis purchasing property in Pakistan, they suggested, stressing on “the need to declare Ahmadis as terrorists.”

Heralding the “sacrifices of the right-wing parties to define Islam and declare Ahmadis as minorities,” speakers at the conference vowed to “protect the religious identity of Pakistan in the world.”

In a “message” to the Ahmadis, the speakers said they should either “accept Islam” or their legal status as minorities in Pakistan and “obey” the constitution of Pakistan.

On an ending note, the speakers vowed to “continue [their] struggle against Ahmadis across the world.”

Published in The Express Tribune, September 10th,  2011.

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Reader Comments (27)

  • Sep 10, 2011 - 10:05AM

    Ahmadi Muslims also believe in Khatme Nabuwwat (Khatmenubuwwat.com). It is sad how those who were with the Quaid during Pakistan’s formation (Sir Zafarullah Khan drafted the Pakistan Resolution in 1940) namely the Ahmadi Muslims are targets of hate crimes and violence at the hands of those who vehemently opposed Pakistan and termed it “Palidistan” and its founder “Kafir-e-Azam” namely the Majlis-e-Ahrar Mullahs from which the terrorist Khatme Nubuwwat Organization erupted.

    The main aim of this terrorist group is spread terror against the Ahmadis, especially in Pakistan but also abroad. Pakistan must wake up to this dangerous rightist party that serves to punish a peaceful and innocent loyal Pakistani community.

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  • aloowaladena
    Sep 10, 2011 - 10:26AM

    wow just wow

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  • ML
    Sep 10, 2011 - 12:29PM

    Declaring Ahmadis ‘non-Muslims’ has been the downfall of this country. And if they still cannot realize that and will continue to persecute this community and ridicule the true Islam, then the downfall shall continue and Allah will hold them into account on the Day of Judgement eventually.

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  • T R Khan
    Sep 10, 2011 - 12:56PM

    “Ahmadis are part of a Jewish conspiracy against Islam and Pakistan and are responsible for sectarianism and terrorism in the country,”

    Nothing can be far from truth, some Pakistanis surpass even Joseph Goebbels, the Nazi’s very successful propaganda minister, at their sinister jobs.

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  • M M Malik
    Sep 10, 2011 - 1:27PM

    Ahmadis are responsible for “sectarianism and terrorism” in Pakistan claims the recently concluded Khatme Nabuwwat conference.

    This a new and unique claim against the Ahmadis. Previously they were blamed for everything under the sun from Liaquat Ali Khan’s murder to the Kashmir dispute. The Khatme Nabuwwat conference is certainly playing to the world gallery. The adversaries of the Ahmadis have always made frivolous accusations, but have always failed to provide evidence. If Ahmadies have conspiracies against Pakistan, why are not taken to courts?

    The simple fact is that Ahmadies are at the receiving end of the “sectarianism and terrorism” genie unleashed by the dark ignorant forces.

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  • Roman
    Sep 10, 2011 - 4:51PM

    May I ask how these peaceful people are terrorists? Last year 86 Ahmadis lost their lives in one fell swoop. More and more are being targeted all over Pakistan. Have they ever once had a ‘Dharna’, burned tires and busses or blocked roads?

    If anyone is a terrorist it would be the leaders of religious groups who incite the masses to violence and brutality.

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  • Ali Tanoli
    Sep 10, 2011 - 9:13PM

    @ Kashif
    if u hate some body just keep it to your self E.T is not the place to show (you are minority) its a fact just live with that & for your kind information there was in the past many
    kazab liars came for examples most recent one gohar shahi, and famouse one bahai in persia ghulam qadianis of gurdhas pur punjab india.

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  • Anwar
    Sep 10, 2011 - 11:03PM

    Strange! This year they forgot to mention their 10,000 (often quoted as 30,000) martyrs of 1953 anti-Ahmadiyya riots allegedly killed by Ahmadis.

    All these right-wing Parties were actively engaged in anti-Pakistan campaigns before independence and now they have become guardian of Pakistan and Islam. They even copy-righted Islam which was endorsed by our Supreme Court.

    For every bad incident in Pakistan Ahmadis are blamed. Killing of Liaquat Ali Khan, 1953′s Martial Law, Ayub Khan’s Martial Law, Dhaka fall, ZAB’s hanging, Russian/American invasion in Afghanistan, Suicide bombings and now sectarianism and terrorism.

    BTW have these anti-Ahmadiyya organizations ever been investigated for sources of their funding for organizing year long processions, rallies, conferences where thousands of participants are brought-in from other places by providing them free transportation, boarding and lodging? These activities do require a real fortune.

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  • Anwar
    Sep 10, 2011 - 11:09PM

    @Ali Tanoli:
    How can you judge other’s faith? If you think you have that right then you are claiming to be God. You have a right to think whatever you want to but you cannot force others to accept your views at gun point.

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  • Ali Tanoli
    Sep 11, 2011 - 12:24AM

    @ Anwer
    We have a book called Quran unchanged since came to last prophet Muhammad (peace be
    upon him & his family) it said this and i believe that he is last Nabi and Rasool in all
    meaning & all these kazabs came in islamic culture thats why i think i am right.

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  • Qureshi
    Sep 11, 2011 - 7:32AM

    Khatam-e-Nabuwat Conference, what a taste less joke.

    I am waiting for some of our enlightened country men to feel betrayed by the article and Express Tribune for reporting such a “spiritually enlightening” event in a negative light. And then, obviously, some proud spiritually enlighten person would ask Ahmedis to stop complaining and whingeing. As every thing is hunky dory and its not a big deal if a conference was held, if couple of Ahmedis were shot dead here and there and their killers were not persecuted, if few Ahmedis were martyred at their place of worship with out any reason other then they were Ahmedis and wished to pray in peace.

    Kudos to tribune for staying true to the concept of journalism and for reporting what many consider to be a taboo in Pakistani Media.Recommend

  • Qureshi
    Sep 11, 2011 - 7:33AM

    @Ali Tanoli: Mr Tanoli, Very true indeed, if you hate some one, keep it to your self.

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  • Nasir Jan
    Sep 11, 2011 - 3:26PM

    @ ali tanoli – the time is coming when all European and Western governments will require Pakistanis to have a section in their passports declaring they are not terrorists and they do not believe in the ideology of osama bin laden Recommend

  • Ali Tanoli
    Sep 11, 2011 - 6:03PM

    @ Nasir jan
    @ quraishi.
    nasir jan what they say in urdu (tali tono hathow se bachty hai) i think u understand that
    and quraishi yes i am right indeed no more.

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  • Adeel759
    Sep 11, 2011 - 6:40PM

    All the minorities needs to digest this fact that pakistan was made for secular state but hijacked by Wahabi sect of Islam. And they tolerate nobody else.Sias, Christians, Ahmadis, Hindus should get out of there.Recommend

  • Ali Tanoli
    Sep 11, 2011 - 6:56PM

    @ Nasir jan
    I hope that time comes man its gonna be ( akhry keel tabooth me)

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  • sunny
    Sep 11, 2011 - 10:34PM

    Qadyanis were reightly declared out of Islam (Kafir) becuase of their beleif. why they insisted to be Muslim while their concept of Khatma-e-Nabuwat is different from Muslims.
    Bahais have accepted they r different from Muslims. Qadyanis should also accept and abondon their pratice of calling themselves Muslims and preaching Qadyanism in disguise of Islam.
    It must b noted that out of sub-continent they call theselves Qadyani Muslims particularly in Africa and have converted a large number of innocent and ignorant people to qadyani religion in disguise of Islam.

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  • Nasir Jan
    Sep 12, 2011 - 1:48AM

    @ sunny – who are you to decide who is muslim and who is not?, It is not your job – Let Allah decide who is a muslim and who is not – if you need a job please apply at McDonalds they have some openings
    Research the example of the Holy prophet saw when it came to deciding who is a muslim and who is not. You do not own Islam Allah does.
    Mr Bhutto and Mr Zia ul Haq also thought that Islam was their personal property – look what happened to them.
    And finally just remember the countries name is Pakistan not mullahstanRecommend

  • sunny
    Sep 12, 2011 - 9:43AM

    @Nasir Jan – dont be so enraged – truth is bitter.
    Right at Judgement Day everything will be clear – Dodh ka dodh pani ka pani.
    However, its common sense, whch is not common at all- that those peoploe having different belief then Muslims are out of Islam and have no right to call themselves Muslim and their worship place as Masjid.

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  • Nas
    Sep 12, 2011 - 12:51PM

    @sunny: Hi my point is simple – have you researched the holy prophets example on this issue. ie who has the right to call themselves muslims or not. Please do so.

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  • Anwar
    Sep 12, 2011 - 2:33PM

    Mods didn’t approve my last comment. I guess comments in this news item are being delibrately pushed in favour of anti-Ahmadiyya sentiments. This is not good journalism.

    Ahmadis were declared non-Muslim in 74 but see now every sect is against other and deep down their heart they don’t consider them Muslims but don’t have guts to say it openly. Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah has said it openly on many talk shows.

    Today, I may be the victim, but tomorrow
    it may be you — until the whole fabric
    of our harmonious society is ripped apart.
    — John F. Kennedy

    This has become reality in today’s Pakistan.

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  • Ali Tanoli
    Sep 12, 2011 - 7:06PM

    @ Anwar
    Its nothing to do what happening in pakistan there are problrms exist every where in the
    world John F kennedy also did mastake when invading korea for what reason he did and
    and iran iraq war was happend too russia invaded afghanistan so what these all thing
    because of mirzais got declare non muslims????? hahah

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  • Anwar
    Sep 13, 2011 - 12:45PM

    Where did I say that all this happened due to Ahmadis being declared non-Muslim. Read carefully what I said. ‘Muslims killing Muslims’ that’s what certainly is the result of state’s interference with religion.

    Someone’s word of wisdom cannot be thrown in dust bin if he made a mistake or two. But again it applies only to those who want to learn from their mistakes.

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  • Alstair
    Sep 14, 2011 - 3:49AM

    Regards,

    Someone who has read the book.

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  • islooboy
    Sep 14, 2011 - 10:36AM

    in southpunjab urdu newspapers even in express urdu every day an anti ahmadi content is published i met ahmadis they are really nice people

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  • Proud Paki
    Sep 14, 2011 - 2:33PM

    MULLAHs now hold Pakistani society by the throat. His version of Islam has plunged Pakistan into an epidemic of honor killings, hate murders and mob executions of fellow Muslims and minorities alike. Our society is paying the price for allowing the Mullah to propagate extremism and intolerance from the pulpit.

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  • Mash
    Sep 14, 2011 - 2:35PM

    Pakistan is “a laboratory of abuse in the name of religion” and Pakistan’s path of intense religious violence began with an anti-Ahmadiyah ordinance. You reap what you sow!

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