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Updated : 3 months, 2 weeks ago IST
With mob attacks and killings becoming a regular affair against the Ahmadiyya community, Pakistan has become a country where the people of this community are subjected to extensive persecution including hate speech and violence with at least 13 killed and 40 wounded from the community since
Updated : 3 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Pakistan's Ahmadi community is routinely subjected to discrimination which often enjoys legal, and state sanctions resulting in the rise of extremism against them in the country.
Updated : 4 months ago IST
Joseph Jansen, chairperson of the rights group "Voice for Justice" said that the existing blasphemy laws did not guarantee a fair trial and religious freedom, and the accuser enjoyed impunity despite presenting false evidence and false testimony, the Dawn newspaper reported.
Updated : 6 months ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], September 24 (ANI): The Members of the European Parliament (MEPs), who paid a three-day visit to Pakistan, have called for timely reforms and legislative changes on human rights issues including enforced disappearances and blasphemy cases.
Updated : 8 months ago IST
Lahore [Pakistan], July 25 (ANI): Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) on Sunday expressed grave concerns over the increasing mob violence in the country citing a recent case in Karachi where a man was beaten and later shot dead by a crowd on suspicion of robbery.
Updated : 8 months, 1 week ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], July 22 (ANI): The cases of blasphemy are once again on the rise in Pakistan, with regular targeting of religious minorities and multinational products in the market, on trumped-up charges.
Updated : 10 months, 4 weeks ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], May 2 (ANI): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's (PTI) leader Fawad Chaudhry filed a written petition in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday requesting that blasphemy cases registered against the party's leadership be declared "illegal".
Updated : 1 year ago IST
Punjab [Pakistan], March 12 (ANI): Pressure from extremist elements in Pakistan have led to a sharp rise in blasphemy cases and a case was registered on Friday against the prayer leader of a mosque for allegedly uttering blasphemous words in his speech against religious figures, local media
Updated : 1 year, 3 months ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], December 23 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim men target minority girls for forced marriage and push them into prostitution forcibly as observed by the UK parliamentary panel report.
Updated : 1 year, 11 months ago IST
Brussels [Belgium], April 30 (ANI): The European Union has raised concerns over Pakistan's harsh blasphemy laws as they are "often misused to silence opponents and their defenders and to discriminate against religious minorities" and pointed Ahmadi Muslims are probably the most at risk.
Updated : 5 years ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], Mar 12 (ANI): Nearly 74 percent of blasphemy-related cases have been reported in the Punjab Province in Pakistan, according to a report by the country's Center for Social Justice (CSJ) on Monday.
Updated : 5 years, 7 months ago IST
Karachi, Aug. 12 (ANI): The U.S. State Department's annual report on International Religious Freedom has expressed concern at the increase in the number of blasphemy cases in Pakistan and the use of such charges as "justification for mob justice" in the country.