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Christian group members demonstrate outside European Parliament against treatment of minorities in Pakistan, abuse of blasphemy laws 

The European Pakistani Christian Action Committee members recently protested outside the European Parliament in France against the abuse of blasphemy laws and other discrimination against minority communities in Pakistan.

Pakistan: TTP threatens Shia population in Sindh

Tehreek-e-Taliban, Pakistan (TTP) leader Omar Khorasani vide Ghazi Media Network issued a threat letter to the Shia population of Sindh province of the harshest actions for making blasphemous comments against the companions of Prophet Muhammad.

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.

UNHRC: Pakistani Christian activist highlights mistreatment of minorities

A Christian human rights activist recently exposed the way Pakistan is mistreating them and even using the national security law to persecute minority communities.

Pakistan: Ahmadiyya community members claim police desecrated two of their worshipping places in Gujrat, Sheikhupura

Police personnel allegedly desecrated two worshipping places in the  Ahmadiyya community in the past two days in Pakistan's Gujrat and Sheikhupura districts, media reports said.

Jaranwala violence:Pakistani Christians demonstrate in London, demands better protection for community

Pakistani Christians demonstrated outside the country's High Commission in London recently against the violence in Jaranwala region when attackers set several churches on fire.

Pakistan: Police arrest eight Ahmadi community members for preaching their beliefs in Lahore

Lahore police have arrested eight members of the Ahmadi community for allegedly preaching their beliefs in the Badami Bagh area of the Pakistani city.

Pakistan: Protesters demand stern action against Jaranwala rioters

Members of the Christian community on Sunday demonstrated against the burning of churches and houses in Jaranwala area of Pakistan's Punjab region and demanded action against the people involved in the incident.

Independent UN expert says ‘tsunami of hate’ targeting minorities must be tackled

New York: Social media has too often been used with “relative impunity” to spread hate, prejudice and violence against minorities, an independent UN human right expert said on Monday, calling for an international treaty to address the growing scourge.

‘Imminent’ Iran execution must be halted, urges UN human rights office

New York: The imminent execution in Iran of a man who was allegedly tortured into confessing that he belonged to a jihadist group must be stopped, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, said on Friday.

Chinese authority forcing ethnic minority laborers in Xinjiang to pick cotton

Washington: A report has unveiled that the Chinese government is coercing hundreds of thousands of rural workers to carry out the grueling labour of handpicking cotton in the controversial Uyghur region of the country.

China pressing minorities into mould of a new 'single nation-state': Report

Beijing: President Xi Jinping's government is promoting a less tolerant pan-Chinese identity that is pressing minorities into the mould of a new 'single nation-state', reports Asia Times.

UN must intervene to protect minorities from persecution in Pakistan: Activist Anila Gulzar

Geneva: Rights activist from Pakistan Anila Gulzar has urged the United Nations to intervene and protect the rights of minorities in the south Asian nation.

Pakistan: European think tank flags human rights situation in Balochistan in latest report

Brussels: The European Parliamentary Research Service (EPRS) has highlighted findings by the Pakistan Human Rights Commission (HRCP) where it stated that enforced disappearances and missing persons remain a major issue in the Balochistan region of the country.

Experts discuss Pakistan’s role in ever-worsening condition of minorities in the South Asian country

New Delhi: When the world is witnessing growing Covid-19 outbreak, several Indian experts assembled online on Friday to discuss the ever-worsening condition of minorities in Pakistan whose numbers are going down significantly over the years.