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New alliance against forced conversion, HR violation

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HYDERABAD: A number of non-governmental and civil society organisations have formed an alliance to work for the protection of religious minorities’ rights and make efforts towards legislation against forced conversation, besides promoting right to expression and association. A meeting in this regard was held in a local hotel on Tuesday where the South Asia Partnership-Pakistan […]

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Situation worsening for religious minorities: HRCP

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ISLAMABAD: In 2013, Pakistan became “a more and more dangerous country” for religious minorities, “grew increasingly intolerant of dissent” from journalists and struggled with strategies to tackle threats such as militant extremism and intolerance, according to a report on the ‘State of Human Rights in 2013’. Launched by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) […]

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Legislation for protection of religious minorities’ demanded

KARACHI: The plights of the religious minorities of Pakistan will not vanish until number of the seats for minorities in the assemblies is increased with respect to burgeoning population, said participants at one-day conference on “Mainstreaming of Religious Minority in Pakistan” held at a local hotel on Friday. The moot was arranged by Forum for […]

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