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Three years since Salman Taseer's son was abducted

Maheen Taseer @MaheenTaseer:  Pls say a special prayer for my brave hero @ShahbazTaseer & his safe return home. Exactly 3 yrs since his abduction-May God show us mercy.Shahbaz Taseer, is the son of Salman Taseer, the slain governor of the Punjab province of Pakistan, and the step brother of author Aatish Taseer.  He has been missing for almost three years now and while his exact whereabouts remain unknown, more recent reports say that Taliban militants are keeping him in the ..., 2 months ago

Attacks against minorities a burning issue in Pakistan: Naek

UNITED NATIONS - A senior Pakistani lawmaker told a meeting of parliamentarians from around the world that violence against minorities in Pakistan was a burning issue, and urged the international community to support Islamabad's efforts to curb it. ...
 The Nation Pakistan1 day ago
Pakistan Today

Blasphemy in the name of God

Pakistan continues to be disfigured by a diseased society Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif recently visited the family of the Christian couple burnt alive by a mob in Kot Radha Kishan for allegedly desecrating pages of the Holy ...
 Pakistan Today2 days ago Blasphemy law debate  Daily Times1 week ago More Victims of Pakistan's Draconian Blasphemy Laws  AINA1 week ago Opinion: The West must demand changes to Pakistan's blasphemy laws  Deutsche Welle2 weeks ago
The Express Tribune

Will it even help if I raise my voice for Shama and Shahzad?

Shama's father with her three children. PHOTO: EXPRESS TRIBUNE The Kot Radha Kishan case of lynching a Christian couple, Shahzad and Shama, is no longer breaking news. In fact, killing minorities has hardly ever been breaking news in ...
 The Express Tribune2 days ago
The Express Tribune

Unequal before the law

Replac­e Palest­inians with Pakist­an's minori­ty, Israel with Pakist­an & you'll see simila­r injust­ice, persec­ution trends­ The writer is a graduate of LUMS and has served as president of the LUMS Model UN ...
 The Express Tribune3 days ago Asia Bibi's husband pleads with Pakistani president to save her from execution for blasphemy  Christian Today3 days ago Pakistan court upholds death penalty for Christian woman convicted of blasphemy  Christian Century2 weeks ago Blasphemy violence: Blurring line between Islamists and common Pakistanis  Deutsche Welle2 weeks ago
Eurasia Review

Pakistan: Why Are Christians Being Persecuted? Analysis

By IPCS By Roomana Hukil On 4 November 2014, a young Christian couple was publically set on fire in Punjab, Pakistan. It was alleged by a mob of 1200 persons that the couple had desecrated verses from the Quran. According to source, the ...
 Eurasia Review4 days ago Muslims Silent over Torture-Murder of Pregnant Christian Couple in Pakistan  Breitbart.com2 weeks ago Barbaric Killing of Christian Couple in Pakistan Draws Mass Condemnation  Breitbart.com2 weeks ago Pakistani Christian couple killed by mob  Al Jazeera2 weeks ago
DAWN Group

A test case for justice

Zohra Yusuf The horrifying case of the killing and burning of a young Christian couple, Shama and Sajjad, by a mob in a village in Kasur could become a test case for the government to demonstrate — for once — its commitment to the rule of law ...
 The Statesman6 days ago

Word minority be replaced with better Pakistani

LAHORE - Senator Aitzaz Ahsan on Sunday said that in order to protect the rights of minorities and to recognise their national services, the PPP would soon come up with a formal proposal to replace the word minority with better Pakistani in the ...
 The Nation Pakistan1 week ago

The rootless tree

On a rational note, most societies enact laws to curb oppression and bring equity, justice and order. There is no debate or dispute about the anti-blasphemy law itself. If it is the derivation of a colonial law, then hats off to our former masters ...
 Daily Times1 week ago

Pakistan's Minorities Under the Shadow of Fear

The Carnegie Middle East Center is a recognized source of informed policy research and analysis on the challenges of political and socioeconomic development, peace, and security in the Middle East and North Africa. Carnegie Europe aims to foster ...
 Carnegie Moscow Center1 week ago
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