Additional information to Response to Information Request PAK4347 of 2 March 1990 on the current treatment of the Ahmadis in the city of Lahore (Punjab) [PAK11986]

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 1991 states that [i]n May [1991] the advocate general of Punjab argued that parents who raise their children as Ahmadis are inciting their children to apostasy and are punishable by law as committing a capital crime. The Lahore High Court upheld the Government's prohibition of the centenary celebration of the Ahmadi sect, which was scheduled to be held in Rabwah in March, 1989, claiming the celebration would have caused public disorder (1992, 1559-1560).
Attached please find Response to Information Request PAK10351 of 19 February 1992, which refers to the treatment of the Ahmadis in Lahore.
Additional information on the above subject is currently unavailable to the DIRB.

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 1991. 1992. U.S. Department of State. Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office.


Immigration and Refugee Board Documentation Centre (IRBDC), Ottawa. 19 February 1992. Response to Information Request PAK10351.