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Jun 16, 2017
Pakistan pulled up over Kulbhushan Jadhav trial; EU says human rights abuses must stop if partnership is to continueThe European Parliament on Thursday debated and adopted a resolution condemning the human rights situation in Pakistan, as well as slamming Islamabad for not allowing consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav
Mar 15, 2017
India, Pakistan spar at UNHRC over Kashmir as New Delhi calls Islamabad 'world's terrorism factory'Minorities have held positions at the highest levels in India, including becoming presidents and vice-presidents, while Pakistan only has blasphemy laws for their minorities, India retorted at the ongoing session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC).
Aug 24, 2016
Terrorism is Pakistan's main challenge, says UN committeeThe Pakistan government has taken a number of steps to ensure the protection of human rights in Balochistan, stated Pakistan in a report to UN.
Jun 23, 2016
Amjad Sabri shooting is tip of iceberg in terror attacks on civilians in PakistanAmjad Sabri can be taken as a case study to understand and explain the intricacies and complexities central to state, society, religion and culture in contemporary Pakistan where puritanical forces are still alive and partly protected by the religious republic
Nov 22, 2015
After mob of 2000 set fire to an Ahmadi mosque on allegations of blasphemy, security in Pakistan tightenedSecurity was tightened across Pakistan after a factory and mosque were torched over allegations of blasphemy.
Mar 12, 2015
Religious minorities in Pakistan are presecuted by govt and majority: US expert"In the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, religious minorities are persecuted both by the Pakistani government and by the majority Muslims," said a US expert.
Nov 24, 2014
Pakistan: Christian woman given death sentence under blasphemy law appeals in SCA Pakistani Christian woman and a mother of five, convicted under the controversial blasphemy law in 2010, on Monday filed an appeal in the Supreme Court challenging a High Court's ruling upholding her death penalty.
Nov 05, 2014
Amnesty tells Pak to protect minorities after gruesome killing of Christian coupleThe Christian couple was thrashed and burnt alive by a group of angry Muslims in Pakistan's Punjab province on Tuesday for allegedly desecrating the Quran.
Mar 28, 2014
Pak court sentences Christian man to death for blasphemyA Christian man was on Thursday sentenced to death by a Pakistani court for blasphemy, an incident that triggered riots in the country's second-largest city.
Mar 16, 2014
Mob sets fire to Hindu community centre in Pak over 'blasphemy'Violence triggered by allegations of blasphemy is common in conservative Pakistan.