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Sun Dec 28, 2014, 03:52 AM

 

Pakistan: Gunmen kill man from targeted minority sect

Source: The Associated Press

Dec. 28, 2014 2:35 AM EST

SLAMABAD (AP) A Pakistani police officer says unknown gunmen have shot dead a young man from a targeted religious minority community in eastern Pakistan.

Rifaqat Hussain says gunmen killed Luqman Shahzad on Sunday as he walked to an agriculture field near his village in the Gujranwala district of Punjab.

A spokesman for the Ahmedi community says Shahzad is the 11th member of the community killed in Pakistan this year. The spokesman, Saleemud Din, says Pakistani religious leaders and media continue to incite hatred against Ahmedis.

Ahmedis are followers of Ghulam Ahmed, an Indian religious leader who died in 1908. Although their beliefs overlap with Islam in many ways, they are considered heretics by many conservative Muslims. A 1974 Pakistani law officially declared Ahmedis to be non-Muslim.

Read more: http://bigstory.ap.org/article/d272ea00e8e845d2b30bb8bf9cc9b1b4/pakistan-gunmen-kill-man-targeted-minority-sect



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Sun Dec 28, 2014, 08:06 AM

1. religion again

 

used as a reason to murder. How utterly sad

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Sun Dec 28, 2014, 08:38 AM

2. It is inferiority complex of Pakistan vis a vis India

 

which makes Ahmadiya suffer.

Just as Pakistan changed its original (and beautiful) national anthem (Tarana-e-Pakistan) which brought tears to Mohammad Ali Jinnah (founder) of Pakistan ( http://pakistaniat.com/2009/06/05/jagannath-azad/ ). It was soon replaced right after Jinnah's death by a Farsi anthem (Quami Tarana قومی ترانہ‎ that most Pakistanis cannot comprehend ( http://iqballatif.newsvine.com/_news/2014/05/28/24048753-history-cannot-be-falsely-written-and-manufactured ).

Why was the anthem changed? Because it was written by a Hindu Poet Jagannath Azad!

Why are Ahmadiya attacked? Because they are followers of an Indian sufi saint.

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