HRCP chairperson slams Geo TV program ‘Aalim Online’

KARACHI: Chairperson Human Rights Commission of Pakistan Zohra Yousuf has said the Geo Tv program ‘Aalim Online’, hosted by Amir Liaqat Hussain, was spreading religious disharmony in the country, ARY News reported Tuesday.

Addressing a symposium at a local hotel in Karachi, Ms Yousuf said minorities were demeaned and murdered in the past due to ‘Aalim Online’. She said Aamir Liaquat was spreading religious disharmony through his show ‘Aalim Online’.

HRCP chairperson said minorities were killed in three districts of Sindh due to hatred spread through ‘Aalim Online’. She said that airing religious conversion on a live TV show was a violation of human rights.

Ms Yousuf said religious parties hijacked the Pakistan Day, while electronic media was providing extraordinary coverage to Taliban and other militants.


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