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  • noun A denomination in Islam founded by Mirza Ghulam Ahmed who is considered to be the Mahdi.

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  • AHMADIYYA: THE STRUGGLE FOR EQUAL RIGHTS, which will discuss the Ahmadiyya struggle to practice their religion freely.

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  • The latest incident is the bloodiest in an increasing number of attacks against Ahmadiyya, which is detested by some mainstream Muslims who see the sect's founder, Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, as a heretic for claiming he was a prophet.

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  • In private, some Shiites wonder whether over time they will meet the same fate as the heterodox Ahmadiyya community, stripped of their recognition as Muslims and hustled toward the margins of national life.

    Pakistan's Low-Grade Civil War

  • A component was later added to target, by name, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, a minority Muslim group that believes Mirza Ghulam Ahmad to be the messiah of the latter days.

    Faheem Younus: Confronting Corruption In The Muslim World

  • On the 10th year anniversary of 9/11, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community coordinated over 260 blood drives nationwide with numerous Muslim, Christian, Jewish and secular organizations.

    Qasim Rashid: America's 'Muslim' Problem

  • In private, some Shia wonder whether over time they will meet the same fate as the heterodox Ahmadiyya community, stripped of their recognition as Muslims and hustled toward the margins of national life.

    The Plight of Pakistan's Shia

  • Damir Sagolj/Reuters Pakistani refugees, members of the Islamic movement Ahmadiyya, pray as they leave a detention centre on a bus in Bangkok on Monday. 94 refugees and two asylum seekers from Pakistan were released on bail on Monday from detention in Bangkok.

    Asia in Pictures

  • A component was later added to target, by name, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, a minority Muslim group that believes Mirza Ghulam Ahmad to be the messiah of the latter days.

    Faheem Younus: Confronting Corruption In The Muslim World

  • Damir Sagolj/Reuters Pakistani refugees, members of the Islamic movement Ahmadiyya, pray as they leave a detention centre on a bus in Bangkok on Monday. 94 refugees and two asylum seekers from Pakistan were released on bail on Monday from detention in Bangkok.

    Asia in Pictures

  • Over a century ago, Mirza Ghulam Ahmad -- who claimed to be the long-awaited Messiah -- planted the seeds for what has blossomed into the worldwide Ahmadiyya Muslim Community.

    Qasim Rashid: 'Muslim' Nations And The Problem Of Christian Persecution

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