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Pakistan’s Blasphemy Law Clearly Doesn’t Protect Hinduism
March 04, 2021

Pakistan’s Blasphemy Law Clearly Doesn’t Protect Hinduism

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
The mockery of Hindu deities underscores Pakistan’s Islamist double standard on blasphemy.

Pakistan Arrests 24 People Over Demolishing of Hindu Temple
January 01, 2021

Pakistan Arrests 24 People Over Demolishing of Hindu Temple

By Associated Press
A Hindu temple was set on fire and demolished by a mob led by supporters of a radical Islamist party.
Minorities Under Attack as Prime Minister Imran Khan Pushes ‘Tolerant’ Pakistan
July 16, 2020

Minorities Under Attack as Prime Minister Imran Khan Pushes ‘Tolerant’ Pakistan

By Associated Press
Khan preaches a tolerant vision for Pakistan, but also cedes power to extreme Islamic clerics.

Religious Minorities in ‘Naya Pakistan’
March 16, 2020

Religious Minorities in ‘Naya Pakistan’

By Jaffer A. Mirza
31 dead, 58 injured, and 25 blasphemy cases – that’s the toll taken on Pakistan’s religious minorities since Prime Minister Imran Khan took office.

A Pakistani Minister Was Just Sacked for Anti-Hindu Bigotry. That’s Historic.
March 06, 2019

A Pakistani Minister Was Just Sacked for Anti-Hindu Bigotry. That’s Historic.

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
The move hints that the state is willing to readdress its Islamist narrative.

A New Pakistan Government, a New Way to Persecute Ahmadis
September 08, 2018

A New Pakistan Government, a New Way to Persecute Ahmadis

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
The PTI government picked Atif Mian as an economic adviser -- then dropped him once his faith became an issue.

Nawaz Sharif’s Historic Holi Address
March 16, 2017

Nawaz Sharif’s Historic Holi Address

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
The Pakistani prime minister gives a ground-breaking speech to the country's Hindu minority.
Pakistan's War on Atheism
March 10, 2017

Pakistan's War on Atheism

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
Pakistan's anti-blasphemy crackdown is tightening the noose around nonbelievers.

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