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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...

In 2016, no incidents of killings in the name of religion...

A recent report reveals that last year, no killings in the name of religion were recorded from Islamabad and Azad Jammu and Kashmir. In...

Lahore: Christian leaders call for right to elect their Parliamentarians

Pakistani Christian leaders call for right to elect their representatives in the Parliament. During a conference held in Lahore, all of the participants unanimously...

Lahore: Minorities demand for direct elections for their representatives, places for...

Religious Minorities demand for direct elections for their representatives. While attending a two-day workshop on ‘minorities' participation in local government.’ This workshop was organized...