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  • CLAAS Strongly Condemns targeted killings of Christians in Quetta, Pakistan

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    April 18, 2018   11:26 am

    In an attack on 15 April in Quetta four men on two motorbikes opened fire into a group of Christians in the Christian-majority neighborhood of Essa Nagri. Two Christians, Azhar Iqbal and Rahid Khalid, were killed and two girls and one adult were admitted to hospital in critical condition. After the attack dozens of Christian […]

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  • Chief justice of Pakistan sets up complaint offices for minorities

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    April 5, 2018   3:47 pm

    The Chief Justice of Pakistan has set up offices to hear the complaints of minorities. He created the separate area at the Lahore registry on Sunday. A staff member of the SC will receive applications of minorities and those pertaining to human rights violations and forward them to the chief justice after scrutiny. Justice Nisar […]

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  • Four Pakistani Christians killed in Quetta terror attack

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    April 5, 2018   3:45 pm

    Four members of a Pakistani Christian family have been shot dead in a targeted attack in Quetta. Four others were killed in separate incidents of violence in the provincial capital of Balochistan. On Monday the attackers on a motorbike opened fire on the Christians who were passengers in a rickshaw on the Shah Zaman Road. […]

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  • Pakistani Christian beaten to death by hospital security guards and doctors

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    March 27, 2018   7:08 pm

    A Pakistani Christian has reportedly died after being brutally tortured by security guards, medical staff and doctors at a hospital in Lahore. Sunil Saleem, 26, was killed when he went to deliver food to his sister at the Services Hospital. His pregnant sister, Kiran Saleem went to see a gynaecologist but the lady doctor was […]

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  • Pakistani court acquits 20 men accused of torturing and killing Christian couple Shama and Shahzad

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    March 26, 2018   2:46 pm

    Twenty men who were charged with killing Christian couple Shama and Shazad have been acquitted by an anti-terrorism court (ATC). Hearing the case on March 24, the ATC maintained there were doubts about the involvement of the suspects in the lynching of the Christian couple. Giving them the benefit of doubt the court cleared them […]

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