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Artistic expressions of women from minority communities

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LAHORE: An exhibition featuring artworks by women from minority communities titled ‘The Making of Meaning’, opened at Zahoorul Akhalq Gallery, National College of Arts, on Tuesday. A good number of art fanciers, students from different art institutions and other guests attended the exhibition. The show aims at contributing towards elimination of persecution of religious minorities […]

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Minorities seek protection of rights

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PESHAWAR: Members of the minority communities have urged the government to take steps to ensure protection of their rights. They were speaking at a consultative session titled “Religious Freedom and Rights Minorities” with media persons organised by a civil society organisation South Asia Partnership Pakistan (SAP-Pk), at the Press Club on Wednesday. All Pakistan Hindus […]

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Target killings of Sikhs to be raised in parliament

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ISLAMABAD: After being pushed onto the back foot as a result of the Zarb-e-Azb operation, militants have found a new way to get media coverage — targeting member of minority communities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (K-P). The target killing of Sikhs in parts of K-P has become a serious concern for Pakistani Sikhs. “It is a […]

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Persecuted minorities

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TRIBULATIONS of minorities in Pakistan seem to be unending. Whether they are Hindus in Umerkot, Sikhs in Peshawar, Ahmadis in Gujranwala, Christians in Joseph Colony in Lahore or Shia Hazaras in Quetta, none of them have been able to avert the wrath of our intolerant and bigoted society. Perhaps, Pakistanis need to revisit the ideological […]

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Bilawal asks CM to set up committee for minority issues

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Karachi: The patron-in-chief of the Pakistan People’s Party, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, has asked the Sindh chief minister to set up a committee, comprising representatives of all minority communities, under his leadership for addressing their grievances. Besides representatives of minority communities in the committee, Bilawal has suggested the inclusion of the provincial police chief, representatives of […]

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Canada asks Pakistan to protect minorities

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ISLAMABAD: Canada stepped in this week to tell the Nawaz Sharif government that it should take “swift” and “unerring” steps to ensure that terrorists cease attacks on Pakistan’s religious and ethnic communities. It is no secret that of late every province in the country has seen a rise in these unjustified attacks on Pakistani citizens […]

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