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Lahore [Pakistan], May 4 (ANI): As in preceding years, Pakistan witnessed substantial human rights violations in 2020, from forced conversions of religious minorities and crimes against women to enforced disappearances and curbs on freedom of expression, the Human Rights Commission of Pakist
Updated : 1 month, 4 weeks ago IST
Washington [US], March 9 (ANI): Amid the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Pakistan against the Sindhis, US Congressman Adam Schiff has condemned the human rights abuses in Sindh province, including disappearances, torture, forced conversions and extrajudicial killings.
Updated : 2 months, 1 week ago IST
Washington [US], February 23 (ANI): Underlining that Pakistan government narrative and policies have consistently been anti-Hindu, the World Sindhi Congress, an NGO, urged the United Kingdom to pressure Islamabad to hold all parties and community members accountable for forced conversions an
Updated : 3 months, 2 weeks ago IST
London [UK], January 22 (ANI): As incidents of persecution of religious minorities in Pakistan -- particularly abduction and forced conversions of minor girls to Islam -- continue to rise at an alarming rate, London must 'take a stand' and hold Islamabad accountable for the crimes against mi
Updated : 4 months ago IST
Washington [US], January 6 (ANI): Munawar Sufi Laghari, Executive Director of Sindhi Foundation and a well-known political activist in Pakistan urged the people of Sindh, Balochistan, Pakhtunkhwa to join a protest against the worst form of human rights violations and abuses in Pakistan, outs
Updated : 4 months, 1 week ago IST
Sehore (Madhya Pradesh) [India], December 26 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan said on Saturday that the state cabinet has approved the Dharma Swatantrya (Religious Freedom) Bill 2020, which bars forced conversions.
Updated : 4 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], December 24 (ANI): In light of a 17-year old Hindu girl who died by suicide in October this year after she was allegedly raped last year, in Pakistan's Tharparkar district, a body of South Asian human rights groups has slammed Islamabad for unchecked forced conversion o
Updated : 5 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Faisalabad [Pakistan], November 13 (ANI): Human Rights Focus Pakistan (HRFP) has condemned the abduction of another minor Christian girl by a middle-aged Muslim man in Faisalabad city of Punjab province in Pakistan.
Updated : 6 months ago IST
Washington [US], November 8 (ANI): Pakistan's presence in the United Nations Human Rights Council is "intolerable" given its rights record, said Geneva-based NGO UN Watch, adding that religious minorities in the south Asian country suffer from discrimination, sectarian violence and forced co
Updated : 6 months, 1 week ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], October 30 (ANI): Pakistan Peoples' Party (PPP) Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Friday said that the Sindh government will approach relevant courts to seek a review in the case of Arzoo, a teenage Christian girl who was allegedly abducted from her residence in Kar
Updated : 10 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Geneva [Switzerland], June 21 (ANI): A silent demonstration was held on Saturday in front of the United Nations Office in Geneva alongside Broken Chair to raise a voice in solidarity to eradicate the malicious blasphemy law and forced conversions in Pakistan.
Updated : 11 months, 1 week ago IST
Mirpur Khas [Pakistan], June 2 (ANI): The minorities in Pakistan, especially Hindus, continue to face persecution in the hands of state and non-state actors as incidents of violence and forced conversions are on the rise.