» 03/13/2013, 00.00
160 houses and 2 churches burnt in Lahore: photos
The Supreme Court of Pakistan has opened an investigation accusing the police of complicity within the attack. Photos of the arson attack.
Activists warn, the murder of a 12-year-old Christian girl could go unpunished
The murder of young domestic worker, raped and murdered by her employer, is marred by delays and red tape. The murderer, a rich lawyer from Lahore, is getting a VIP treatment from police. Catholics and members of human rights groups have come out in support of the family and are suing the culprit.
Police brutality against Christians must be addressed at a political level
Another youth tortured to death. Demonstrators hurt.
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Jailed Christians forced to convert to Islam, a disgrace on the justice system says Pakistani Church
The accused are asked to change religion in exchange for their release. The latest case sparks protest among Christians. Girls are converted by force to marry Muslims whilst Christians men who marry Muslim are beaten and their homes torched. Even Asia Bibi was offered to convert to Islam.
Pakistan: Christians and Muslims protest against Lahore arson attack
The final toll is 178 homes destroyed. In Karachi and Lahore Christian schools closed as a sign of respect. In Faisalabad, thousands of people demonstrate against the violent episode. Muslim activists for human rights: "The police knew but did nothing. Our political leaders have to leave."
Christians outraged in Lahore over release of young domestic worker’s murderer
Angry protests receive judge’s decision to release Chaudhry Muhammad Naeem, charged with the murder of Shazia Bashir. Police, doctors and prosecutors are accused of complicity with the accused. The silence of political and legal authorities is deafening to many on Facebook.
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