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Male [Maldives], July 23 (ANI): A group of people demonstrated in front of the Chinese embassy in the Maldives on Friday to protest against Beijing's treatment of its religious minorities.
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Islamabad [Pakistan], July 15 (ANI): The practice of forceful conversion, which for long has been used as a convenient tool to repress religious minorities in Pakistan, has found many supporters within the Imran Khan-led government despite the international scrutiny.
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Islamabad [Pakistan], March 21 (ANI): Pakistan's human rights scenario remains alarming with issues like marginalisation of communities and groups and increasing instances of honour killing as well as the poor state of religious minorities among others continue unabated in 2020, according to
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London [UK], June 21 (ANI): On the issue of Ahmadi Muslims being a routine target of blasphemy laws in Pakistan, Knox Thames, a former US adviser on religious minorities in Asia, said that it has become quite dangerous to be an Ahmadi in Pakistan.
Geneva [Switzerland], June 18 (ANI): United Nations (UN) human rights experts have sounded alarm over the reports of alleged 'organ harvesting' that is targeting minorities, including Falun Gong practitioners, Uyghurs, Tibetans, Muslims and Christians, who are currently in detention in China
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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.
Prague [Czech Republic], June 15 (ANI): The Czech Senate has voted unanimously on a motion labelling the Chinese government's treatment of Uyghurs Muslim and other ethnic and religious minorities as amounting to "genocide and crimes against humanity."
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Islamabad [Pakistan], May 28 (ANI): A Hindu lawmaker in Pakistan has submitted a bill in the lower house of Parliament, seeking a constitutional amendment that would ensure that religious minorities in the Muslim majority nation are constitutionally identified as non-Muslims, in a bid to
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Dhaka [Bangladesh], May 24 (ANI): Bangladesh, world's third largest Muslim country, which was swept by a wave of Islamic militancy from 1999 to 2005, has seen an increase in terrorist activity in recent years, including attacks on foreigners, activists and religious minorities.
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Islamabad [Pakistan], May 18 (ANI): Amid the recent surge in mob violence and religious persecution in Pakistan, the EU Parliament last month called for a review of Pakistan's GSP+ status, citing concerns over the latter's blasphemy laws and poor rights record.
Washington [US], May 13 (ANI): The 2020 report International Religious Freedom released by the United States on Wednesday (local time) has highlighted a downward spiral of religious expression in Pakistan, most notably in the form of blasphemy laws, punishment for which ranges up to the deat
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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