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Lahore: Churchmen condemn propagation of anti-Christians content on media

Pakistani churchmen have denounced propagation of anti-Christians content on electronic and social media. They have urged the authorities to take steps in order to...

Pakistan’s religious minorities harassed at every level: Advocate Jacqueline Sultan

Pakistani Christian lawyer and activist Jacqueline Sultan has expressed disappointment over the fact that the minority protection bill was revoked by Asif Ali Zardari...

NCHR orders judicial review into Christian teenager’s forced conversion case

National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR) has directed for a judicial review into the case of a Christian girl forced to convert after abduction....

Lahore: Government hospital administration forcing Christian staffers to recite verses from...

Reports emerged that administration of Mian Mir Hospital IN Lahore is forcing its Christian staff to recite verses from the holy Quran. Moreover, staffers...

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...