April 09, 2024 – Bitter Winter – The Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light. 5. Why Are They Persecuted?

April 09, 2024 The Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light. 5. Why Are They Persecuted? The peaceful followers of the AROPL have been harassed, discriminated, and beaten in Muslim countries but also in Thailand and Sweden. Why? - Massimo Introvigne and Karolina Maria Kotkowska, with Rosita Šorytė She is a...

April 08, 2024 – Bitter Winter – The Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light. 4. The Divine Just State

April 08, 2024 The Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light. 4. The Divine Just State AROPL believers expect a millennial kingdom of peace and justice, ruled by a wise philosopher-king. - Massimo Introvigne and Karolina Maria Kotkowska. The man in front of us exudes instant sympathy. He is standing next...

April 06, 2024 – Bitter Winter – The Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light. 3. Esotericism and Progressive Millennialism

April 06, 2024 The Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light. 3. Esotericism and Progressive Millennialism We may recognize in the AROPL some common traits with both esoteric movements and millennialist religions with a progressive approach. - Massimo Introvigne and Karolina Maria Kotkowska. After a tour of the Victorian orphanage re-adapted...

April 05, 2024 – Bitter Winter – The Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light. 2. From Ahmed al-Hassan to Abdullah Hashem

April 05, 2024 The Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light. 2. From Ahmed al-Hassan to Abdullah Hashem In chaotic post-Saddam Iraq, a cluster of new religious movements proceeding from a man called Ahmed al-Hassan emerged. The AROPL is the largest one. - Massimo Introvigne and Karolina Maria Kotkowska. The beautiful...

April 04, 2024 – Bitter Winter – Over 100 members of persecuted religious minority held at Turkish border

April 04, 2024 The Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light. 1. A Drama and Its Characters March 2024, the leader of the Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light (AROPL) meets with scholars at the AROPL headquarters. On the right, Human Rights Without Frontiers’ Willy Fautré. - MASSIMO INTROVIGNE In March...

July 15, 2023 –  EUReporter – Over 100 Church members beaten and arrested at the Turkish Border

July 15, 2023 Over 100 Church members beaten and arrested at the Turkish Border Rule 39 of the Rules of Court allows the European Court of Human Rights to issue urgent measures to safeguard “key” human rights such as the right to life or the prohibition of torture. Under the...

Jun 28, 2023 – Euobserver – Religious minority abused at EU-funded centre in Turkey: witness

June 28, 2023 Religious minority abused at EU-funded centre in Turkey: witness Among the religious minorities that are severely persecuted in Iran, there is the Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light community, whose concerns I will be raising today: Members of the Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light in Iran...

July 06, 2023 – freedomofconscience – Conference EU Parliament : oppression of minorities in Iran and Religious Freedom

July 06, 2023 Conference EU Parliament : oppression of minorities in Iran and Religious Freedom Among the religious minorities that are severely persecuted in Iran, there is the Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light community, whose concerns I will be raising today: Members of the Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light...

July 06, 2023 – The European Times – The oppression of minorities in Iran, the Azerbaijani community as a symbol of Iranian tragedy

July 06, 2023 The oppression of minorities in Iran, the Azerbaijani community as a symbol of Iranian tragedy An international conference “The oppression of Minorities in Iran: The Azeri community as an example” was organised at the European Parliament by the AZfront organization and EPP group. The conference was attended by...

July 04, 2023 – United Nations – Türkiye must not deport members of the Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light seeking asylum: UN experts

July 04, 2023 Türkiye must not deport members of the Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light seeking asylum: UN experts “Under international law, the Government of Türkiye is called to act in line with its obligation not to deport 101 members of the Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light, who...