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Pak Agriculture University to house Catholic Church

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Pak Agriculture University to house Catholic Church

A Pakistani University will be the first to house a Catholic church and has allotted one square kilometre for its construction, a brave move given the many reports of intolerance against religious minorities in that country. While most Pakistani universities host mosques, UAF will be the first to allow a Christian house of prayer on […]

Poor Pakistani girls ‘Pay the Price’ for Parents’ Debts

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Poor Pakistani girls ‘Pay the Price’ for Parents’ Debts

An estimated 1,000 young Christian and Hindu girls, most of them underage and impoverished, are taken from their homes each year, converted to Islam and married, according to a report by the NGO South Asia Partnership. More than two million Pakistanis live as “modern slaves”, according to the 2016 Global Slavery Index, which ranks Pakistan […]

Anti-conversion law passed in Sindh, Pakistan!

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Anti-conversion law passed in Sindh, Pakistan!

KARACHI  – Sindh province has passed a law against forced conversions, much to the relief of Hindus and Christians in this Pakistani province. A Pakistan province on Thursday (Nov 24) passed a law making “forced conversions” punishable with a life sentence and forbidding minors from changing their religion, a bid to protect minorities in the […]

Lahore Archbishop says Asia Bibi blasphemy case is weak

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Lahore Archbishop says Asia Bibi blasphemy case is weak

The Archbishop of Lahore has expressed hope that Asia Bibi may get justice saying: “We’re all praying and hoping that she will get justice and be released. The case against her is very weak and fragile…” He said this during his tour to the UK which was intended to highlight the plight of persecuted Christians. […]

Pakistan ban on  Christian TV channels

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Pakistan ban on Christian TV channels

Pakistan has banned 11 Christian television channels, after the country’s TV regulatory body declared them illegal in September. The move has left the country’s 2.8 million Christian residents with no public media presence, according to a report in express.co.uk.  Observers have called the move a blow to religious freedom. The Pakistani Media Regulatory Authority had […]

Christian Teen faces jail for Kaaba post

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Christian Teen faces jail for Kaaba post

ISLAMABAD  – A Pakistani Christian teen has been charged with blasphemy over a ‘derogatory picture’ of Islam’s holiest place, according to an AFP report. Nabeel Chohan was arrested for liking and sharing on social media a disparaging photograph of the Kaaba, the building in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, that Muslims turn and pray to five times […]

Boy raped, murdered, police say Heart Attack!

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Boy raped, murdered, police say Heart Attack!

How do the poor minorities fare in Pakistan? Can they expect justice from the local police? Here is an incident that will help you form your own opinion: A fourteen year old Pakistani boy was found murdered and hanging from a tree (after having been raped, say locals)  in a rural area of Pakistan. Interestingly, […]