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Protect lives of religious minorities: US to Pak

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 07:31

After 25 Shia pilgrims were killed by terrorists in Balochistan, the US has severely condemned the tragic incident and has asked Pakistan to take steps to protect the lives of its religious minorities.

Sudan judge sentences Christian woman to death for apostasy

Last Updated: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 22:33

A Sudanese judge on Thursday sentenced a Christian woman to hang for apostasy, despite appeals by Western embassies for compassion and respect for religious freedom.

US Supreme Court allows prayer at government meetings

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 06, 2014, 00:13

The US Supreme Court Monday upheld the right to pray at government meetings, in a divided decision which said the practice did not violate religious freedoms.

US panel on religious freedom seeks action on Pakistan

Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 11:50

An independent Congress-appointed panel on religious freedom has asked the Obama Administration to add Pakistan in the list of countries that violate religious freedom.

Pakistani Hindus demand religious freedom

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 20:11

The minority Hindu community in Pakistan has asked the government to ensure religious freedom, protection of lives and properties and grant them their fundamental rights.

India has mechanism to address religious freedom violations: US

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 00:36

Indian democratic system, independent judiciary etc together provide necessary mechanism to address violations of religious freedom, the US said.

India respects religious freedom: US report

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 14:28

India has been lauded by an official US report for "generally respecting" religious freedom.

China criticises US report on religious freedom

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 13:13

China has criticised the US government`s report, calling it "a notorious practice of blatantly interfering in the internal affairs of other countries".

US critical on religious freedom in Russia

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 12:45

A US State Department report says Russia "often failed to distinguish between peaceful religious practice and criminal activities".

Panchen Lama says Tibetans enjoy religious freedom

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 23, 2011, 23:07

The Panchen Lama is the second-ranked religious leader to Tibetans, after the Dalai Lama.

Pak failed to protect religious freedom: US body

Last Updated: Thursday, August 04, 2011, 09:57

The USCIRF wants Pakistan to be declared as a `country of particular concern`.

`Make religious freedom top priority for US-Pak ties’

Last Updated: Friday, April 08, 2011, 14:11

The US Conference of Catholic Bishops expresses concern about religious freedom in Pakistan.