Minorities In-pakistan

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Sikh youth killed by unidentified gunmen in Pakistan's Peshawar; MEA condemns 'targeted killing', seeks exemplary punishment for culprits
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Sikh youth killed by unidentified gunmen in Pakistan's Peshawar; MEA condemns 'targeted killing', seeks exemplary punishment for culprits

A 25-year-old Sikh man has been shot dead by unknown gunmen in the northwestern city of Peshawar in Pakistan, police and the victim's family said on Sunday.

Imran Khan's 'Naya Pakistan' promise rings hollow with continued violence against minorities
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Imran Khan's 'Naya Pakistan' promise rings hollow with continued violence against minorities

'We will show the (Narendra) Modi government how to treat minorities,' Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan had vowed in December last year, reiterating his catchphrase, 'this is Naya Pakistan'.

Pakistan General Election: Non-Muslim voters increase by 30 percent in 5 years, Hindus most numerically significant minority
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Pakistan General Election: Non-Muslim voters increase by 30 percent in 5 years, Hindus most numerically significant minority

The number of non-Muslim voters in Pakistan has climbed to 3.63 million in 2018 with the Hindus maintaining their majority among the religious minority electorate.

Pakistan to conduct first census since 1988, source of fear and hope for minorities
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Pakistan to conduct first census since 1988, source of fear and hope for minorities

Pakistan's census was delayed for years by politicians squabbling over the potential implications.

Debate on minority rights in Kashmir pertinent, but govt must accommodate all ethnic groups
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Debate on minority rights in Kashmir pertinent, but govt must accommodate all ethnic groups

A mechanism to protect minority rights is very important in Kashmir but it must be based on a broad vision. It must not lead to the further squeezing of space to celebrate multiple identities and cultures.

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif reaches out to Hindus, says country will soon be recognised as 'minorities-friendly'
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Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif reaches out to Hindus, says country will soon be recognised as 'minorities-friendly'

Pakistan will soon be recognised as a "minorities-friendly country", Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Wednesday as he ordered renovation of Katas Raj complex, one the most sacred places of Hindus in the Muslim-majority country.

Pakistan court grants bail to five people accused of disgracing Sikh man's turban
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Pakistan court grants bail to five people accused of disgracing Sikh man's turban

A court in Pakistan has granted bail to the five accused who were arrested on blasphemy charges on the complaint of a Sikh youth.

Arrests in Pakistan after Christian couple lynched, burned by mob
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Arrests in Pakistan after Christian couple lynched, burned by mob

Blasphemy is a serious offense in conservative Muslim Pakistan where those accused are sometimes lynched on the spot.

Amnesty tells Pak to protect minorities after gruesome killing of Christian couple
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Amnesty tells Pak to protect minorities after gruesome killing of Christian couple

The 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.

Pakistan's shame: Muslim mob tortures Christian couple, burn them alive in brick kiln
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Pakistan's shame: Muslim mob tortures Christian couple, burn them alive in brick kiln

Police in Pakistan say a Muslim mob has beaten to death a Christian couple and burned their bodies in a brick kiln where they worked over them allegedly desecrating the Quran.

Pak religious minorities allege rising forced conversions
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Pak religious minorities allege rising forced conversions

Hindu and Christian representatives say forced conversions to Islam have become the latest weapon of Islamic extremists in what they call a growing campaign against Pakistan's religious minorities.