Abdus Salam was killed in the village called L Plot, in Punjab, on May 17.
Graves have been desecrated in the village of Perochak, in the Sialkot District of Punjab. It is not the first time.
A judge of the Lahore High Court ruled that propagating the Ahmadi faith even through a private group is illegal.
In a new factsheet, the U.S. commission documents how the Ahmadiyya Community is also persecuted in Algeria and Malaysia.
A perverse mechanism prevents members of the persecuted religion from voting, excluding them from the democratic process.
The worst court decision justifying the persecution of Ahmadis was rendered in 1993. Nor did the situation improve later.
Both the Islamic socialist Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto and the Muslim radical General Zia-ul-Haq enacted anti-Ahmadis law that are still in force.
The secular nature of Pakistan came immediately under attack by political Islam. 2,000 Ahmadis were slaughtered in the riots, until martial law was imposed.
Bitter Winter starts a series on the bloody repression of Ahmadis, a large religious minority in Pakistan, investigating why it is happening.