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  • UN Summit of Parliamentarians disappoints Pakistani Christians

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    September 25, 2015   10:35 am

    The UN Summit of International Parliamentarians for Freedom of Religion or Belief was held in New York from September 17 to 19, 2015, to approve Action Letters and to pass resolutions to uphold religious freedom in member countries. Lawmakers from 50 countries, including the UK and Pakistan, gathered in New York to discuss ways to […]

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  • Human rights violations continue to rise in Pakistan

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    September 22, 2015   8:15 pm

    The number of human rights violations in Pakistan is on the rose, the country’s standing committee on human rights has been told. According to reports, the Human Rights Wing of Ministry of Law Justice and Human Rights recorded 20, 649 violations in from 2012 to June 2015. 4,848 cases were reported in 2012, 4,907 in […]

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  • Christian man faces blasphemy accusations in Pakistan

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    September 6, 2015   3:13 pm

    A Pakistani Christian man has been arrested on blasphemy charges, accused of making derogatory remarks about Prophet Mohammed. Pervaiz Masih, 40, a resident of Garrewala village of Kasur district, Punjab, was arrested on September 2nd. The brick kiln worker’s Muslim contractor accused him of committing blasphemy, after Pervaiz demanded the agreed payment from him. The […]

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  • Suspects in lynching of Pakistani Christian Shazad and Shama denied bail

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    September 6, 2015   2:58 pm

    Two men suspected of being part of the mob that burnt Pakistani Christians Shazad and his wife Shama alive in a brick kiln have been denied bail. According to reports, on Friday the Supreme Court in Lahore dismissed Nisar and Akram’s bail petitions. Their lawyers had argued that both men had passed the scene and […]

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  • Pakistani court denies bail to Gujrat Christians accused of blasphemy

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    September 3, 2015   4:51 pm

    Gujranwala’s Anti-terrorist court has denied bail to all Christians’ bail but granted it to Muslim Zulfiqar who printed the posters. On 1st September CLAAS lawyers Tahir Bashir appeared in the Anti-terrorist court of Gujranwala for the confirmation of bail, but the Judge, Bushra Zaman, rejected all of Christians’ bail but granted it bail to Muslim […]

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