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Minorities in FATA lack freedom to worship, minorities’ rights activists complain

Minorities’ rights activists complain about lack of religious freedom for minorities nestled in the Federally Administrated Tribal Areas (FATA). Activists hailing from minorities’ communities...

Christians must unite in pursuit of their constitutional rights: PCC Chief

Pakistani Christians must unite in pursuit of their constitutional rights stated, Dr. Nazir S Bhatti, President of Pakistan Christian Congress (PCC). In a statement...

An Ahmadi lawyer gunned down in Nankana Sahib

A lawyer hailing from the Ahmadiya community in the country has been targeted; the fatal attack occurred in Nankana Sahib. Advocate Malik Saleem Latif,...

Punjab government opposes recommendations to stop forced conversions

Government of Punjab has opposed recommendations contained in a draft related to prevention of forced conversions of people belonging to religious minorities. These recommendations...

Blasphemy law not being misused against minorities: Interior Minister

Government of Pakistan has denied the perception that blasphemy law is being used to target religious minorities in Pakistan. In this regard the Interior...

Human Rights Minister takes notice of the ‘discriminatory advertisement’

Federal Minister for Human Rights Kamran Michael has taken notice of the discriminatory advertisement published in a newspaper; inviting non-Muslim candidates for the post...

Controversial advertisement for jobs gets a lot of flak for ‘degrading...

Pakistani churchmen have slammed the discriminatory attitude of the Faisalabad Waste Management Company (FWMC). In an advertisement, FWMC had publicized about a vacancy for...

PM urged to include minorities’ representatives in the Commission for Electoral...

Prominent Pakistani Christian educationist Professor Anjum James Paul has urged the Prime Minister of Pakistan to include representatives of minorities in the Parliamentary Committee...

Lahore: Christians proffer their demands, call for separate electorate

Pakistani Christians put forth their demands calling for a separate electorate. During a “Christian Leadership Conference,” Christian leaders unanimously agreed upon five demands. The...

CLAAS welcomes Premier’s minority-friendly statement

CLAAS UK has hailed the minority-friendly statement from the Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sahrif. PM had recently delivered a speech at the inauguration...