Tag: Pakistan

Construction of 'new places of worship' for Non-Muslims is declared unlawful

Religious minorities, including Christians, Hindus, Sikhs, and other non-Muslim faith groups in Pakistan have to face this ban

Christians in Pakistan struggle amid locust invasion and coronavirus crisis

“Christians have been told: Unless you become a Muslim or recite the Muslim creed, we’re not going to help you”

Christian victim of bonded labor in Pakistan threatened into silence

Victims of bonded labor and their families are extremely pressurized and threatened in the villages by landlords

U.S. Commission recommends “Binding Agreement” to protect religious minorities

Laws against blasphemy in Pakistan have led to both attacks and death sentences for members of Pakistan’s religious minorities

Christian group calls for release of Christian prisoners accused of blasphemy

Prisoners around the world called for a worldwide moratorium on the death penalty during the COVID-19 crisis.

Protest held outside UN headquarters over Christian persecution in Pakistan

Christians and other religious minorities are still being treated as second-class citizens in Pakistan.

Christian family under threat for reporting sexual assault in Pakistan

According to Dr Aasi, the family is still under threat.

Pakistan: Church protests discriminatory job advertisement

Pakistani Church authorities express their objection over a job advert offering cleaning jobs exclusively to non-Muslims.

An armed gang attacked a church in Pakistan

By the time police arrived on the scene the culprits had fled. None of the witnesses were injured.

International advocacy vital for victims of Pakistan’s blasphemy laws

Without international advocacy, individual blasphemy cases move slowly and will often stall within the Pakistani judicial system.