Supreme Court unhappy over reconstitution of minorities’ commission

The Supreme Court of Pakistan has expressed its displeasure over the federal government reconstituting the minorities’ commission. Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Gulzar Ahmed, asked why the federal government has set up another commission when the court had already constituted a minority commission. A three-member bench of the supreme court conducted a hearing of a…

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Pakistani Muslim man wants to forcefully marry Christian girl

The father of a young Christian girl called Nida is desperate for help, as a Muslim man has threatened him to kidnap his daughter if he doesn’t agree to let him marry the girl. A Christian man, Sabir Masih, a resident of Samundari, District Faisalabad, has registered a first information report (FIR) with the police…

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Bill for minority rights rejected by the Senate panel

A Senate panel in Pakistan has rejected two bills. One was seeking the protection of minorities, and the other sought amendments to the Muslim family laws. The Standing Committee on Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony met under the chairmanship of Maulana Ghafoor Haideri. Last month the Protection of Rights of Minorities Bill, 2020 was introduced…

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Pakistan: Police charge Christian man with committing blasphemy

Pakistani police have arrested a Christian man from the northwestern city of Nowshera on suspicion of committing blasphemy, according to local reports. Nowshera Police arrested the man in the city after local people in Risalpure accused him of desecrating the Holy Quran. The man, identified as David, was detained under the blasphemy laws after the…

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