Ahmadiyya Muslim Community APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 29/12/2021

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Seeks to make all parliamentarians aware of the extensive positive work done by the Ahmadiyya community and speak up on issues of persecution and extremism that Ahmadiyya muslims face abroad and in the UK.

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Recent Documents related to Ahmadiyya Muslim Community

1. Persecution of Ahmadis
23/11/2020 - Commons Chamber

2. Ahmadiyya Muslim Community
24/05/2018 - Commons Chamber

3. Sri Lanka: UNHCR Refugees
09/05/2019 - Lords Chamber

4. International Freedom of Religion or Belief Day
25/10/2018 - Westminster Hall

5. Persecution of Religious Minorities: Pakistan
11/02/2016 - Westminster Hall

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Ahmadiyya Muslim Community

1. Persecution of Ahmadis
23/11/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: humanity everywhere. Sadly, however, the Ahmadiyya Muslim community is an object of hate and suffers vicious - Speech Link
2: Pakistan.This is what I was saying: the Ahmadiyya Muslim community is an object of hate and suffers vicious - Speech Link
3: draconian measures have been inflicted on the Ahmadiyya community, including the promulgation of Ordinance - Speech Link

2. Ahmadiyya Muslim Community
24/05/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: home to a thriving Ahmadi community, who help to make up a global community numbering millions. Let me - Speech Link
2: hon. Friend will know, we also have an Ahmadi community in Manchester. Will she allow me to put on the - Speech Link
3: bring light to the local community with their charitable work and community cohesion. I am very grateful - Speech Link

3. Sri Lanka: UNHCR Refugees
09/05/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: Lord is right to point out the situation of the Muslim communities that were expelled under severe security - Speech Link
2: to protect the Afghanis, Pakistanis and Ahmadiyya community in Sri Lanka, but who is actually monitoring - Speech Link
3: as the Ahmadiyya Muslim community. The noble Lord will know that I am a member of that community; I have - Speech Link

4. International Freedom of Religion or Belief Day
25/10/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: comment quickly on the 5% employment quota for non-Muslim Pakistanis. It is all very well for the Government - Speech Link
2: persecution by Christians of a minority,” or, “As a Muslim, I abhor the persecution of members of other faiths—Christians - Speech Link
3: problem. On a recent visit to Kosovo—a predominantly Muslim country, but one that has freedom of religion enshrined - Speech Link

5. Refugees in Sri Lanka
09/05/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: camps in Negombo: the Pasyala Ahmadiyya mosque, the Negombo Ahmadiyya mosque and Negombo police station - Speech Link
2: situation. They are regarded as outcasts in much of the Muslim world, but find themselves very much at the forefront - Speech Link
3: support the Government are giving to the Christian community in Sri Lanka following the Easter Sunday attacks - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Ahmadiyya Muslim Community
1. Pakistan: Ahmadiyya
asked by: Lord Alton of Liverpool
15/10/2020
... following the killings of Naeem-ud-dine Khattak and two other Ahmadi Muslims in Peshawar; when they last discussed Article 18 of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights with the government of Pakistan; and what response they received.

2. Pakistan: Ahmadiyya
asked by: Fleur Anderson
14/01/2021
... what representations the Government has made to the Government of Pakistan on the killing of (a) Dr Tahir Mahmood in November 2020 and (b) other Ahmadi Muslims in that country.

3. Indonesia: Ahmadiyya
asked by: Imran Ahmad Khan
17/12/2020
... what steps his Department is taking to help tackle Ahmadi persecution in Indonesia.

4. Pakistan: Ahmadiyya
asked by: Theresa Villiers
29/09/2020
... what representations he has made to the Pakistani Government on the series of attacks made against Ahmadi Muslims in Pakistan during August 2020.

5. Algeria: Ahmadiyya
asked by: Lord Alton of Liverpool
29/12/2020
... what plans they have to do so.

Latest Questions
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13 Current APPG Officers
Ed Davey Portrait
Ed Davey
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton
Joined: 28th September 2017
Taiwo Owatemi Portrait
Taiwo Owatemi
Vice Chair
Labour - Coventry North West
Joined: 14th July 2021
Lord Tope Portrait
Lord Tope
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Siobhain McDonagh MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4678.

Email: mcdonaghs@parliament.uk

Group's Website:

http://appg-ahmadiyyamuslim.org.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date
19 Jul 2018
Source
Ahmadiyya Muslim Community UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 19/07/2018 To : 18/07/2019
Value
£1,501
Date
24 Jun 2015
Source
Ahmadiyya Muslim Community UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 24/06/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community APPG

Former APPG Officers
Damian Hinds Portrait
Damian Hinds
Vice Chair
Conservative - East Hampshire
Joined: 8th April 2020
Departed: 2nd June 2021
Sarah Jones Portrait
Sarah Jones
Vice Chair
Labour - Croydon Central
Joined: 8th April 2020
Departed: 2nd June 2021
Matt Western Portrait
Matt Western
Vice Chair
Labour - Warwick and Leamington
Joined: 8th April 2020
Departed: 2nd June 2021
Ed Davey Portrait
Ed Davey
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 7th August 2020
Paul Scully Portrait
Paul Scully
Vice Chair
Conservative - Sutton and Cheam
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Mike Gapes Portrait
Mike Gapes
Vice Chair
The Independent Group for Change - Former Member for Ilford South
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Tom Brake Portrait
Tom Brake
Secretary
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Carshalton and Wallington
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships