Thursday, October 7, 2010

NU asks Ahmadiyah to leave Islam

Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) has suggested that Ahmadiyah followers no longer claim themselves as part of Islam, citing widespread rejection from Muslims in the country.

NU deputy secretary general Enceng Shobirin told a discussion on settlement to Ahmadiyah problems on Wednesday followers of the religious sect would suffer from isolation if they insisted on associating themselves with Islam while violating the basic teaching of the religion.

Enceng said violence against Ahmadis would recur as mainstream Muslims deemed the sect as a threat to Islamic teachings. Click here for more