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Zohra Yusuf: Ruling and Board Member

zohra yusuf: Zohra Yusuf, a board member at the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, called the ruling very dangerous, according to CBC. She said her group would issue a statement in the coming days. The Islamabad High Court ruling on Friday also requires that citizens take a religious oath upon joining the civil service, armed forces or judiciary. Religion is someone's personal affair, not a matter of public display, she said. Ahmadis face widespread discrimination The ruling appeared to be aimed at Ahmadis, who revere the 19th century founder of their faith as a prophet. The oath thing is nothing but discrimination, and would show the government has no belief that minorities, too, are patriotic. ( As reported in the news.