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Hate material in books has impacted entire generations

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LAHORE: Panelists discussed on Tuesday the impact of hate material in textbooks on society at a conference by the National Commission for Justice and Peace on “Uprooting Religious Intolerance through Formal Education in Pakistan”. They discussed a Supreme Court judgement of 2014 which is the very first reinterpretation of Article 20, which calls for religious […]

Religious intolerance

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IT doesn’t necessarily take devastating, large-scale attacks to underscore how extremism is tightening its grip over the country. While catastrophic terrorist strikes can unite a nation, such as after last year’s attack on Peshawar’s All Saints Church or the bombings against the Hazara in Quetta, it is also true that the steady drip, drip of […]

HRCP alarmed over growing religious intolerance

LAHORE: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) expressed alarm at growing intolerance and abuse of belief, continued incidents of disappearance and illegal detention of citizens in Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. In a statement issued at the conclusion of HRCP Council meeting on Sunday, sectarian violence and general breakdown of law and order in the […]