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  • MPA of Nation Party Handery Masieh shot dead in Quetta

    Handery Masieh, a member of the Balochistan Assembly, was shot dead in Quetta on Saturday. According to details, Handery Masih’s personal security guard sprayed bullets on him outside his residence in Nawa Killi area of Quetta. He was shifted to FC Hospital where he could not survive. Minority MPA Handery Masieh belonged to National Party. […]

  • One Quarter of the World’s Countries have Blasphemy Laws

    According to Pew research report, one quarter of the world countries have blasphemy and apostasy laws. A new study by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life discovers that in 2011 approximately half of the countries and territories in the world (47%) have laws/policies that punish blasphemy, apostasy (deserting one’s faith) or […]

  • Secularists’ held Protest Against Blocking Blasphemous Content in Pakistan

    Secularists launched an online protests against twitter for banning “blasphemous” content in Pakistan. Aljazeera report says, ‘Ex-Muslims of North America (link is external), or EXMNA, asked (link is external) Twitter users to join Tuesday’s campaign using hashtag #TwitterTheocracy (link is external) to target what they say is Twitter’s compliance with Pakistan censorship laws.” Twitter used […]

  • Shahbaz Bhatti: First Federal Minister for Minorities Affairs

    Clement Shahbaz Bhatti, popularly known as Shahbaz Bhatti, was the first Federal Minister for Minorities Affairs from November 2008 until his assassination on 2 March 2011 in Islamabad. Bhatti, a Roman Catholic, was an outspoken criticizer of Pakistan’s blasphemy laws and the only Christian in the Cabinet .Pakistan Tehrik-i-Taliban accepted the charge of his murder […]

  • Wallis Mathias: Pakistani Christian Cricketer

    Wallis Mathias was a first Pakistani Christian cricketer who played in 21 Tests from 1955 to 1962. He was an inexhaustible run scorer in Pakistani national cricket and Pakistan’ first good slip fielder. He was a son of a gatekeeper at the Karachi Gymkhana Club. Mathias was a sophisticated right-handed middle-order batsman. In his test […]