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Dara Shikoh Foundation writes letter to UNESCO over the destruction of Hindu temple Sharda Peeth's wall in Pakistan

Dara Shikoh Foundation has written a letter to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) over the alleged destruction of a wall of heritage site 'Sharda Peeth', a Hindu temple, in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan forcing Christians, Hindus in Pakistan to embrace Islam

Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP), a far-right Islamic political party in Pakistan, is forcing Hindus and Christians in the country to convert themselves to Islam.

Pakistan: Two minor Hindu girls abducted, converted to Islam and then married off to Muslim men

Two minor Hindu girls were forcibly converted to Islam after being abducted in Pakistan's Sindh region recently.

Pakistan: Hundreds participate in 'Minority Rights March' in Karachi, demanding to end practice of forced conversion

Hundreds of people participated in the first 'Minority Rights March' at the Frere Hall area of Pakistan's Karachi city on Friday when they demanded an end to the practice of forced conversions.

Bangladesh: Unidentified miscreants vandalise Hindu temple, loot gold ornaments

Dhaka: Unidentified miscreants vandalised a Hindu temple in Bangladesh's  Lalmonihat Sadar area on Wednesday, media reports said.

Bad times hit Hindus of Badani in Pakistan

Killings of men, kidnappings, and forced conversions of women in Pakistan’s Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces have made religious minorities feel unsafe.

Pakistan:15 Hindu students injured as Islami Jamiat Tulba members attack them while celebrating Holi in Punjab University campus

At least 15 people, belonging to the minority Hindu community, were injured as Islami Jamiat Tulba (IJT) activists on Monday allegedly attacked a gathering of students at the Punjab University campus in the Pakistani city of Lahore when they were celebrating Holi festival.

Sheikh Hasina tells Hindu community members of Bangladesh to be self-confident and not feel themselves like minorities

Dhaka: Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said Hindu Community members of the country should be self-confident instead of feeling like minorities.

Bangladesh: Awami League to be blamed for attack on Hindus, says BNP

Dhaka/UNI: Minorities are being attacked in Bangladesh as the government resorts to strategies for altering attention for a non-partisan government, said Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir.

Backlash: Hindu, Buddhist, Christian communities resort to mass hunger strikes, protests in Bangladesh

Dhaka/UNI: Mass hunger strikes and demonstrations were held in north western part of Bangladesh on Saturday against recent violent communal attacks, temple vandalism, house looting, arson and killings taking place across the country.

US condemns attacks on Hindu Durga Puja pandals, temples in Bangladesh

Dhaka/Washington: The United States on Wednesday condemned the recent violence in Bangladesh where Hindu temples and pandals were attacked by unknown men and urged authorities to 'investigate' the matter.

Afghan Hindus, Sikhs meet Taliban-appointed Kabul Mayor, urge for upkeep of gurdwara

Kabul/UNI: A group of Afghan Hindus and Sikhs on Thursday met Hamdullah Nomani, the Taliban-appointed Kabul Mayor and head of the Kabul municipality commission, to discuss issues related to the city and also about upkeep of the gurdwara in Kabul.

Pakistan: 1000 girls and boys converted to Isam every year, claims report

Islamabad:  Human Rights Commission of Pakistan has released a report where it showed around 1,000 girls and boys are converted to Islam every year, showing the dark moments minorities are facing in the country.

Pakistan’s apex court comes to rescue of Hindus; saves dharmsala from demolition

Pakistan Supreme Court has issued an order staying all demolition activities at an almost 90-year-old dharmsala, a community place of minority Hindus, in the port city of Karachi in Sindh province. The court also ordered the Karachi commissioner to take over the possession of the premises.

Nepal: Locals demonstrate outside Pakistan embassy over destruction of Hindu temple, persecution of minorities

Kathmandu: Nepali citizens recently demonstrated outside the Pakistani embassy in Kathmandu against the recent destruction of Hindu shrines in Pakistan and the persecution of minorities.