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Why the delay? Minorities demand immediate tabling of rights commission draft

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PESHAWAR: Minority representatives and NGO activists slammed the delay in tabling the Minority Rights Commission draft before the K-P Assembly and asked the provincial government to do so immediately. The demand was made during a seminar on ‘Religious freedom and minority rights’, which was organised by the South Asia Partnership Pakistan (SAP-PK) at a local […]

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Religious freedom in 21st century Pakistan

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Starting with the Lahore Resolution, every major landmark constitutional document, including the Objectives Resolution, has promised religious freedom and equal rights for minorities in Pakistan. Despite this, the situation of religious freedom has deteriorated steadily in the 67 years of the country’s existence and has decidedly become so bad that Pakistan is now teetering on […]

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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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