Persecution of our members


border violence monitoring network support

Jul 5, 2023

On July 5th, Border Violence Monitoring Network tweeted about our oppressed members. At the time, three UN Special Rapporteurs and the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention called on Turkey not to deport members of the Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light. 

23 May, 2023

Border Violence Monitoring Network was the first on the list to sign the Open Letter To Bulgarian Authorities and Frontex.

“We, the undersigned, are writing to urge you to fulfil the fundamental rights obligations Bulgaria are bound by under the Law on Asylum and Refugees, Article 18 of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights, Directive 2013/32/EU, the 1951 Geneva Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and Article 14 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, namely the right to asylum and to a full and fair individualised assessment with the right to appeal for a group of 103 members of the Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light. We reiterate that all persons should be guaranteed access to EU territory to apply for international protection, regardless of their individual claim.”