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FoRB in Pakistan: Announcement of upcoming UPR Side Event in Geneva

UPR Side Event: The Denial of Religious Freedom in Pakistan DATE and TIME: Monday 13 November 2017: 12.30pm-2.00pm VENUE: Room XXIII, Palais de Nations, United Nations, Geneva The side event will reflect on the challenges facing religious communnities in Pakistan. The country’s … Continue reading

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A Statement by the Asian Human Rights Commission

PAKISTAN: Stop crusade against Ahmadiyya community Islamabad, 13.04.2017 (AHRC) – A new wave of persecution and killings of the Ahmadi sect has started after an Islamabad high court judge took a position on religious matters of individuals, particularly about free … Continue reading

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45-year old Mother-of-five in Solitary Confinement since 2010, ongoing Mass Killings of Christians

PAKISTAN: Asia Bibi to spend Christmas in a prison cell By Martin Bashir, BBC Islamabad/London, 22.12.2016 (BBC) – As churches around the country prepare to celebrate the birth of Christ, with peace and goodwill toward men, spare a thought for those who must … Continue reading

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Ahmadis “break the law” by commemorating prophet Mohammad’s birthday

PAKISTAN: Ahmadi Mosque stormed by Violent Mob Islamabad, 13.12.2016 (Reuters) – Thousands of protestors stormed a mosque belonging to the minority Ahmadi sect in Pakistan’s Punjab province on Monday, firing at worshipers and wounding several before police dispersed the attackers, … Continue reading

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On September 7, 1974, the Second Amendment to the Constitution of Pakistan was passed, declaring Ahmadis to be non-Muslims

PAKISTAN: 42 Years of Systematic Discrimination of Ahmadis by State Actors Statement by the International Human Rights Committee   Islamabad/Pakistan, 08.09.2016 (AHRC) – The 7th September is one of the darkest days in the history of Pakistan when religion was firmly … Continue reading

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Recurrent abuse of blasphemy laws, forged charges against school director

Pakistan: Christian seeks police help, instead receives death sentence for ‘blasphemy’ The Science Locus School of Science & Arts in Gujranwala, Pakistan. Gujranwala/Pakistan, 2016-07-01 (WWM) – An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan has sentenced a Christian man to death for committing blasphemy against the … Continue reading

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Blasphemy Laws: OPEN LETTER to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

___________________________ Blasphemy Laws: OPEN LETTER to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Authored by Set My People Free & FOREF Europe ____________________________ To: Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights cc: Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary-General … Continue reading

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