» 02/07/2005, 00.00
Shari'ah Pakistani style: no music, dancing and images of women but mosques everywhere
In the North-Western Frontier Province Islamic fundamentalism and Shari'ah are bolstered. Music in public places and images of women in advertising are to be banned.
Protestant clergyman and driver killed, bodies mutilated
Violence against the mentally disabled accused of blasphemy
Christian physicians and lawyers say that Islam is being used to discriminate against disabled people.
10/12/2004 PAKISTAN HUMAN RIGHTS
Religious minorities, persecuted and marginalised
Non-Muslims are marginalised from the country's political and social life despite guarantees for equal rights and obligations under the 1947 constitution.
28/01/2016 13:13:00 ISLAM
Muslim leaders sign minority rights charter for Muslim countries
In a Joint Declaration, hundreds of Muslim notables call for equal rights for everyone. The notion of citizenship is the basis of living together. Signatories condemn those who use religion to "attack minorities" as well as the armed struggle when it is used "as a tool for settling conflicts and imposing one's point of view”. Educational institutions must engage in a courageous review of the curriculum. The full text of the document is presented.
Punjab: Christian burned alive dies, Christian community calls for justice
Arshed Masih, a 38 year-old Pakistani Christian, died yesterday evening at 7.45 from his very serious injuries. The family requests that an autopsy is performed before the funeral. Christian associations and human rights activists demonstrate outside the hospital. Catholic leaders: the federal and provincial government do not punish the guilty.
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