Sri Lanka deports members of Ahmadi community

Colombo deports more than 80 asylum seekers, most of them members of Pakistan's persecuted Ahmadi community.

    Sri Lanka has deported more than 80 Pakistani asylum seekers.
     
    Most of them are members of the persecuted Ahmadi community - a group that believes there was a prophet after the Prophet Muhammad, something sacrilegious to Muslims and illegal in Pakistan.

    Al Jazeera's Minelle Fernandez reports from Negombo.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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