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Pakistan: New Blasphemy Case is Registered 

Naveed Masih, a 24 year old Christian man, is accused of blasphemy, was arrested and is in police custody. Persecution of minorities in Pakistan has become a common practice especially in the era of the Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) (PML [N]). A young man, 24, is been accused of blasphemy. (FIR is registered U/S 295 - A, file No. 619 in Satellite Town Police Station...

Pakistan: Christian and Hazara minorities under attack in Quetta 

Once again, in the month of April, Christian and Hazara minority communities were killed by militant groups repeatedly in Quetta, Pakistan. Religious minorities feel that the Islamic Republic of Pakistan has failed to provide safety and security to its citizens who have been constantly under attack by ISIS, and other terrorist groups.By Aftab Alexander Mughal (4 May 2018) - In two attacks in April, the...

Pakistan: Attack on the Interior Minister for blasphemy allegation 

Pakistan’s interior minister Ahsan Iqbal, a Sunni Muslim, was shot after a public meeting in the village of Kanjroor, about 150 miles southeast of Islamabad, on 6 May. Abid Hussain, a member of a hard-line Islamist group, was immediately overpowered by the police force. According to his statement, a ‘Muslim Saint’ ordered him in his dreams to kill the interior minister for blasphemy against...

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