07 April 2016

Asad Shah Murder Sparks Sectarian Row As Muslim Council Of Britain Rejects Ahmadi

.... The statement later prompted the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) to clarify its position on Ahmadis, saying Muslims should not be “forced” to regard them as belonging to their religion.

It also prompted the BBC Asian Network to ask listeners whether there is “too much pressure on Muslims to accept Ahmadis as Muslims”, which was branded “sick” by former Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate Maajid Nawaz, who also condemned the MCB.

Ahmadis believe that another prophet, Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, came after Mohammad, which some Muslims argue puts them out of the fold of Islam.

There are about 25,000 Ahmadis in Britain, organised in 150 chapters across the country. [The Huffington Post UK] Read more