South Africa defamation court case judgment
appeal result explained,
propaganda by anti-Ahmadiyya organisations refuted
by Dr. Zahid Aziz
A series of articles is presented here relating to the outcome, in
September 1995, of the appeal in the South Africa court case Sheikh
Jassiem vs. Sheikh Nazim Mohamed and Muslim Judicial Council.
This has been necessitated by the widespread propaganda and misrepresentation
by various anti-Ahmadiyya organisations to the effect that this court
judgment has recognised the authority of the so-called ulama
to decide who is, and who is not, a Muslim, and that their declarations
of Ahmadis as being non-Muslim have been accepted as legitimate by a
secular court of law. It has even been claimed in press statements that
"Ahmadis have been declared non-Muslim under South African law".
(In this connection, to see the article go