Minorities And Marginalised Communities

25 years after his sacrifice, Bishop John Joseph remembered

A memorial conference was held to mark the 25th Anniversary of Bishop John Joseph’s sacrifice who laid down his life in a civil protest against the miscarriage of justice in cases involving accusations of blasphemy on 6 May 1998 in front of a Sahiwal court.

Over 325 Ahmadis booked for using Islamic signs & words since...

  At least, 325 people were booked and over 200 arrested in a total of 75 FIRs registered against the Ahmadiyya community under blasphemy charges and the Pakistan Electronic Crimes Act (PECA) since 2018.

Rights Watch | 19 April 2023

Chinese National Denies Blasphemy Charge in Pakistan A Chinese man detained on blasphemy charges in Pakistan has denied making any comments that could have offended...

Rights Watch | 18 April 2023

Sindh seeks legal action over banned jirga in rape and suicide case Legal action is being sought over a jirga in a rape and forced...

Another Mob Desecrates Ahmadiyya place of worship in Sargodha

April 17, 2023 Staff Report LAHORE An enraged mob on the night of April 16 destroyed the minarets and dome of an Ahmadiyya place of worship in...

Rights Watch | 7 April 2023

Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Rape of 15-Year-Old Girl in Narowal A man who was found guilty of rape has been given...

Forum calls for 5% party tickets for minorities in general elections

Minority forum, National Lobbying Delegation, is lobbying with government officials for the tabling of its draft Christian personal law in Parliament to allow for the right to inheritance and divorce for Christian women.

Daesh lay claim to target killing of Christian, Sikh men in...

IS-KP has claimed responsibility for the target killing of Dayal Singh, a Sikh trader, and Kashif Masih, a Christian sanitary worker this past week, sparking alarm among Peshawar's religious minorities.

A former general lays claim to Buddhist stupa

A former general-turned-developer's protracted land litigation with the district administration has blocked access to an ancient Buddhist site in Taxila for over a decade. The former general denied allegations of encroachment.

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کیا شہری ہوا بازی کے وفاقی وزیر غلام سرور خان نے پی آئی اے پر خود کش حملہ کیا؟

Jul 05. 2020: کپٹین خالد تنویر ہیں جنہوں نے اپنی زندگی کے 25 بہترین سال پی آئی اے میں بطور پائلٹ کے گزارے تھے مگر اب انکا نام بھی مشکوک یا جعلی لایسنس رکھنے والے پائلٹس کی لسٹ میں آ گیا ہے جو وفاقی وزیر شہری ہوا بازی غلام سرور خان نے قومی اسمبلی میں پیش کی تھی ...

PALPA terms list about dubious licenses as ‘fake’

Jul 05. 2020: Khalid Tanwir is a retired commercial airline pilot who has given 25 precious years of his life to the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA); he has the experience of thousands of flight hours. But on June 25, 2020, a bombshell ...

International Stories

Prominent Journalist Sami Ibrahim Missing Amidst Intensifying Crackdown on PTI

Concerns rise as senior journalist & TV anchorperson Sami Ibrahim goes missing amidst state crackdown on PTI. Islamabad police are investigating the situation, but no conclusions yet.

Pakistan, India must repatriate prisoners: NCHR

These arbitrary arrests of fishermen on both sides indicate the rise of a potential humanitarian crisis in the making — with more than 650 Indian fishermen currently in Pakistani jails and another 100+ Pakistani fishermen residing in Indian jails.