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Pak NA adopts resolution to protect holy places of minorities

Last Updated: Friday, May 16, 2014, 15:04

Islamabad: Amid a series of attacks on temples in Pakistan, the National Assembly has adopted an unanimous resolution to safeguard the holy places of religious minorities, including those of Hindus and Sikhs.

Pakistani Taliban threats hamper murder trial of minister

Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014, 23:30

Threats from Pakistani Taliban hampered murder trial of former Minority Affairs Minister Shahbaz Bhatti, shot dead for speaking against blasphemy law, the All Pakistan Minorities Alliance (APMA) said.

`Legislation necessary to curb religious discrimination in Pak`

Last Updated: Sunday, May 19, 2013, 14:25

Religious discrimination and acts like forced conversion of Hindu girls should be declared as crimes against humanity and legal action should be taken to curb it, speakers at a consultation on minority rights said.

Pakistan`s minorities have no faith in democracy: Poll

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 07, 2013, 23:12

In majority Muslim Pakistan, religious minorities say democracy is killing them.

US asks Pakistan to ensure protection of minorities

Last Updated: Saturday, January 12, 2013, 11:56

US Congress-established body on religious freedom asked Obama administration to impress upon Islamabad to ensure protection of minorities in Pakistan.

`All minorities are part of Pak`s social fabric`

Last Updated: Saturday, December 22, 2012, 21:18

Ashraf said the world community needs to do more to tackle efforts to create divisions along religious lines.

Pak minorities find mention in Kayani`s I-day speech

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 15, 2012, 00:53

Ashfaq Parvez Kayani on Tuesday said Pakistan was envisioned as a country where the life and property of all minorities would be safe.

Forced conversions hike Pakistan minorities` fear

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 27, 2012, 22:35

Hindu and Christian representatives say forced conversions to Islam have become the latest weapon of Islamic extremists.

Blasphemy laws used to harass minorities: Report

Last Updated: Friday, April 08, 2011, 23:22

Violence and discrimination against minorities continued in Pakistan, a US report on human rights said.

`Pak needs to be assimilative towards minorities`

Last Updated: Sunday, February 13, 2011, 14:31

BJP leader LK Advani Sunday said Pakistan can become a stable nation if it gives space to its minorities.