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  • Student who shot dead principal after ‘accusing him of blasphemy’ remanded in custody

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    January 23, 2018   2:05 pm

    A Pakistani student accused of killing his college principal after allegedly accusing him of blasphemy has been remanded in custody. On Tuesday Charsadda District Court remanded Faheem, of 12th grade, in police custody for three days, over the incident in Shabqadar. Faheem is accused of firing six shots at his college principal, Hafiz Sareer Ahmed, […]

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  • Pakistani Govt unveils decree declaring suicide bombing haraam

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    January 17, 2018   5:47 pm

    President Mamnoon Hussain has announced the Paigham-e-Pakistan fatwa would help eradicate terrorism. Speaking at the launch of the decree at Pakistan House he also said it would be instrumental in reforming those in society who had veered off the right path. The president said the fatwa was a step in the right direction and reiterated […]

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  • Pakistan placed on a special watch list for severe violations of religious freedom

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    January 8, 2018   12:02 pm

    Pakistan has been placed on a special watch list for “severe violations of religious freedom”, by the United States. The US State Department said the protection of religious freedom is vital to peace, stability, and prosperity, and that the US remains committed to working with governments, civil society organizations, and religious leaders to advance religious […]

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  • Pakistan :Punjab Chief Minister assures Christians minority rights commission bill

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    December 29, 2017   8:17 pm

    Punjab’s Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has announced that the government will pass the minority rights commission bill from the provincial assembly. He also said the law minister would take necessary steps to pass the bill from the assembly after consultations. Addressing a special Christmas function at his Model Town residence on December 21 he also […]

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  • Two suicide bombers attack church in Pakistan killing eight Christians

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    December 17, 2017   2:32 pm

    At least eight Christians have been killed and 57 injured when two suicide bombers attacked a packed Bethel Memorial Methodist Church in Quetta, Pakistan while the congregation gathered for Sunday worship. There were at least 400 people in the church. Security personnel took timely action and killed one terrorist, but unfortunately the other terrorist blew […]

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