The Persecution of Rohingya Muslims

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Lawyers Association USA (“AMLA”) strongly condemns the persecution of the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, which the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has labeled a “textbook example of ethnic cleansing.” Apart from being morally reprehensible, the state-sponsored violence against the Rohingya Muslims is a violation of basic jus cogens, or peremptory norms, Continue reading

AMLA’s UPR Submission to the United Nations Human Rights Council

On March 30, 2017 AMLA submitted its Stakeholder Report to the United Nations Human Rights Council for the upcoming Universal Periodic Review of Pakistan. AMLA’s submission highlights the atrocities the Pakistani government commits against Ahmadi Muslims living in Pakistan. The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), conducts a Universal Periodic Review (UN-UPR) of each of the 193 UN Continue reading