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Islamabad [Pakistan], August 27 (ANI): Minorities in Pakistan are the main victims of forced conversions as there have been numerous complaints of underage Hindu, Christian girls, or other minorities being made to marry and forcibly converted to other religions in Pakistan, a media report sa
Updated : 1 month, 2 weeks ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], August 10 (ANI): Religious minorities in Pakistan are victimized through Islamist persecution -- from forced conversions to desecration of worship places. However, the South Asian country's anti-Hindu bigotry remains uniquely institutionalized.
Updated : 3 months ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], June 25 (ANI): The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan's (HRCP) annual report on the state of human rights in 2020 claimed that the government's initial response to the COVID-19 pandemic was marred by a lack of transparency and enforcement.
Updated : 3 months, 1 week ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], June 16 (ANI): The forced conversion of girls from religious minorities to Islam continues unabated in Pakistan and its latest victim is a 13-year-old Christian girl.
Updated : 3 months, 2 weeks ago IST
The Hague [Netherlands], June 13 (ANI): Overseas Pakistani Christian alliance organised a demonstration jointly with Global Human Rights Defence (GHRD) against kidnapping, forced conversion, forced marriages of Pakistani minor Christian's girls before Dutch Parliament on Saturday.
Updated : 4 months, 3 weeks ago IST
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 : 6 months, 2 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 : 7 months 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 : 8 months 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 : 9 months 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.
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 : 10 months, 3 weeks 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