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Updated : 1 year, 4 months ago IST
Washington [US], May 9 (ANI): Expressing concerns over the safety and security of religious minorities in Afghanistan, twenty-six US Congressmen have urged Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, to take all available steps to facilitate the "safe and expeditious relocation" of members of the Sikh
Glasgow [Scotland], May 6 (ANI): According to the State of Human Rights 2019 annual report published by Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), "Religious minorities remained unable to enjoy the freedom of religion or belief guaranteed to them under the constitution...this has meant the
Updated : 1 year, 5 months ago IST
Washington D.C. [US], April 9 (ANI): The United States on Wednesday expressed concern about the safety of the Sikh community in Afghanistan and said that Afghans must come together now to ensure the security of religious minorities.
Karachi [Pakistan], Apr 08 (ANI): At a time when the entire world is uniting to fight against the coronavirus pandemic, Pakistan is using the opportunity as another way to discriminate against religious minorities living in the country.
Updated : 1 year, 7 months ago IST
Washington DC [USA], Feb 06 (ANI): Announcing the launch of a 27-nation International Religious Freedom Alliance, US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on Wednesday (local time) said that his country condemned terrorists and extremists for targeting religious minorities all over the world inc
Updated : 1 year, 8 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Jan 4 (ANI): Union Minister of State (MoS) Jitendra Singh on Saturday condemned the incident of stone-pelting by a mob at one of the holiest Sikh shrines, Gurdwara Nankana Sahib, in Pakistan and said that this proves that religious minorities are being treated badly in the
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Dec 30 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Monday said that the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) was a humanitarian step for the welfare of the minorities who had to flee from the neighbouring countries due to religious persecution.
Ambala (Haryana) [India], Dec 29 (ANI): Haryana Cabinet Minister Anil Vij on Sunday dared Opposition to stop the central government, if they can, from giving citizenship to religious minorities under Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019.
Updated : 1 year, 9 months ago IST
London [UK], Dec 16 (ANI): Asserting that religious freedom in Pakistan continues to "deteriorate" under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan, Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), a UK-based human rights organisation, has said that discriminatory legislation by the Pakistan Tehree
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Dec 12 (ANI): Emphasising over the communal harmony in his country, Bangladesh Foreign Minister has rejected Home Minister Amit Shah's statements on the condition of religious minorities in Dhaka, calling the remarks as 'unwarranted as well as untrue'.
New Delhi [India], Dec 11 (ANI): After tabling the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday told the Rajya Sabha that there has been a 20 per cent decline in the population of religious minorities in each Pakistan and Bangladesh.
New Delhi [India], Nov 10 (ANI): Condemning the "inaccurate" and "unwarranted" comments made by US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) on Citizenship Amendment Bill that was passed in the Lok Sabha yesterday, India on Tuesday said that the Bill aims at providing expedited