BBC website highlights realities for Ahmadis

Pakistan’s constitution was amended 40 years ago to declare Ahmadis to be non-Muslims. Regarded by orthodox Muslims as heretical, Ahmadis are not allowed to refer to their places of worship as mosques or to publicly quote from the Koran – acts punishable by imprisonment of up to three years.

Critics of the anti-Ahmadi laws say they have encouraged violence against the community.

The BBC website article features residents of the all-Ahmadi town of Rabwah telling BBC Urdu’s Nosheen Abbas of their fears for the future.