Joint report launched on plight of Ahmadi refugees in Thailand and Malaysia

By Christian Solidarity Worldwide

The International Human Rights Committee (IHRC) launched its latest report ‘Fact Finding Mission to Thailand and Malaysia – From Persecution to Desperation’ at the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community’s 53rd annual Jalsa Salana, in Hampshire on 3 August. The joint report is a collaboration between the IHRC, CSW, Centre for Asylum Protection (Thailand), Forum for Religious Freedom – Europe (FOREF), Asian Resource Centre (Thailand) and CAP Freedom of Conscience.

Members of the international investigating team included lawyers, researchers, politicians, a journalist and a psychologist who conducted several hundred interviews to assess the current situation of Ahmadi refugees who have sought asylum in Thailand and Malaysia after fleeing persecution and violence in Pakistan.