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Updated : 4 months ago IST
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.
Updated : 4 months, 1 week ago IST
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
Updated : 4 months, 2 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 : 4 months, 3 weeks 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 : 4 months, 4 weeks ago IST
Athens [Greece], April 24 (ANI): Document of the Oppressed (DOTO) which claims to be a non-profit documentation center which documents hate crime against religious minorities specifically in India, runs a vicious agenda to fool general public by providing them with misinformation, according
Updated : 5 months ago IST
Seoul [South Korea], April 18 (ANI): Rohat Austin, a well-known rights activist who has been highlighting the Pakistani establishment's persecution of religious minorities, has said that he is on the verge of being "handed over" to the Islamic State of Pakistan.
Updated : 5 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Washington DC [US], April 2 (ANI): Raising concerns about the situation of Hindus and other religious minorities in Bangladesh, Tulsi Gabbard, former US Presidential candidate on Friday recalled how the Pakistani army systematically murdered, raped and drove millions of Bengali Hindus, from
Islamabad [Pakistan], April 2 (ANI): Revealing the ongoing human rights abuses in Pakistan, yet another rights group has disclosed how the lives of minority communities in the country are perpetually under siege, and religious minorities are treated as "non-citizens", one without a voice and
Updated : 5 months, 4 weeks ago IST
Chicago [US], March 25 (ANI): The Chicago City Council on Wednesday rejected a resolution which sought to condemn "violence against certain castes and religious minorities" in India, following intense pushback from the Indian diaspora in the United States over concerns that it could lead
Updated : 6 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Geneva [Switzerland], March 4 (ANI): Underlining that terrorism is an attack against human rights, India on Thursday said it has been at the forefront of global counter-terrorism efforts and does not see any contradiction between countering terrorism and promotion and protection of human rig
Updated : 6 months, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], March 3 (ANI): Amid the growing international criticism of human rights abuses in China, newly-uncovered evidence revealed state-run schemes to forcibly uproot, assimilate and reduce the population density of ethnic and religious minorities in the Xinjiang region through c
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