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‘Curriculum needs to be amended to change mindset towards minorities’

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ISLAMABAD: Whenever there is a debate on the issues of minorities, people refer to Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah’s August 11, 1947 speech in which he had said the citizens of the country would enjoy equal rights irrespective of their religious affiliations. But the issues of minorities would only be resolved if the Quaid’s saying is […]

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Call for protecting minorities as per Constitution

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MIRPURKHAS: Speakers at a programme have urged the government to ensure protection of minorities and give them rights as per the Constitution of Pakistan. They were speaking at the launching ceremony of an ‘awareness action month’ on minority rights organised by the Sindh Rural Partners Organisation here on Thursday. Speaking as the chief guest, former […]

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SC seeks reply from govt over minorities’ rights protection

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday issued a rejoinder to the federal government and sought a reply over the brutal lynching of a Christian couple in Kot Radha Kishan regarding its verdict from last June for the protection of minorities’ rights. The SC registrar office has sent rejoinder to Establishment Division, Ministry of Religious […]

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Protesters demand justice for burnt couple; end to persecution

LAHORE: Protests against the brutal killing of Christian couple in Kasur District the other day continued in city on the second consecutive day on Thursday as thousands held demonstrations outside the Lahore Press Club. The Pakistan Brick Kiln Workers Union has announced a three-day strike in mourning for the couple. A number of non-government organisations […]

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Christian couple beaten, burnt alive

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Kot Radha Kishan: Elite commandoes are patrolling the streets of four small towns where almost all the male villagers have vanished as the police launched a massive crackdown after brutal killing of a Christian couple in Lahore’s Kot Radha Kishan suburb. Twenty-eight-year old Shahzad Masih and his five-month-pregnant wife Shama Masih, 24, were brutally tortured […]

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Qaim orders IGP to ensure minorities’ safety

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Karachi: In the wake of the recent murder of two Hindu brothers in Hyderabad, the chief minister directed the police chief on Monday to prepare a foolproof security plan for the protection of minorities. Presiding over a meeting held in connection with the World Minorities Day, Qaim Ali Shah also formed an investigation team headed […]

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Minorities’ rights

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RECENTLY the Supreme Court ordered the government to establish a task force for the protection of the places of worship of minorities. This is a historic decision by the apex court. The minorities are thankful to the chief justice for this decision. Now this is the government’s turn to fulfil its duties towards protecting minorities […]

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CII wakes up to minorities rights issue

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ISLAMABAD: The resolution regarding the protection of minorities was on top of the agenda in Wednesday’s meeting of the Council of Islamic Ideology (CII). All members of the CII agreed that the government should ensure security of minorities. They reiterated that they will ensure the protection of minorities’ rights by setting guidelines in the coming […]

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