Detailed information from the Ahmadiyya Anjuman Lahore in Sialkot, on its organization and activities, specifically, on when it was founded, its funding and legal status; on its organizational structure and its leaders and members; on the membership process, procedure and requirements; on the number of new members since January 1995; on whether membership lists are maintained; on whether membership is individual or by family; on membership certificates, the information contained on them, the requirements and procedure to obtain them, and the number of certificates issued and denied since January 1995; on membership fees; on the facilities and services available to members; on available women's and children's organizations; on any publications produced by the community; on the treatment of members at the hands of the police, the authorities and society in general; on any contacts the Ahmadiyya Anjuman Lahore in Sialkot maintains with other Lahori, Qadiani or human rights groups in Pakistan and abroad; on whether it is officially recognized by the Lahori headquarters, the Ahmadiyya Anjuman Lahore in Lahore; and on whether it participates in the Pakistani minority provisions for voting, post-secondary enrolment and employment [PAK24623.E]

A letter asking for the requested information was mailed by the DIRB to the Ahmadiyya Anjuman Lahore in Sialkot on 18 July 1996. To date, neither an acknowledgement of receipt of the letter nor a response from this organization have been received by the DIRB.

This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum.