Pakistan

‘Why did Nawaz Sharif even go to Riyadh?’: Pakistan humiliated at US-Arab-Islamic Summit

Media and Opposition leaders in Pakistan are criticising Nawaz Sharif after facing humiliation at the US-Arab-Islamic Summit. Santosh Chaubey | Posted by Vishakha Saxena New Delhi, May 22, 2017 Media and Opposition leaders in Pakistan are criticising Nawaz Sharif after facing humiliation at the US-Arab-Islamic Summit. Mortified – that is the word used […]

CHOOSING BETWEEN SHADOWS, Part 1

The plight of Pakistan’s religious minorities RICHARD POTTER Editor’s Note: This is part one in our series on Pakistan’s persecuted religious minorities. Click here to read part two, focused on the Ahmadi Muslim population.   Credit: Pakistani Christian News Nestled in the outskirts of Bangkok, hidden from the tremendous flow […]

BLAMING THE KALASH

Newsweek: CONSERVATIVE MUSLIMS ACCUSE THE MINORITY COMMUNITY OF CAUSING LAST MONTH’S EARTHQUAKE. Conservative Muslims in Pakistan’s northwest are blaming the animist Kalash for a powerful earthquake that flattened entire villages in October, claiming their immoral ways provoked Allah’s wrath, in the latest attack on a diminishing tribe fighting to keep […]

Pakistan’s Blasphemy Law Receives Harsh Criticism As Stories Of Abuse Surface

Religious News Service  | by  Naveed Ahmad Posted: 02/19/2014 2:32 pm EST Updated: 02/19/2014 2:59 pm EST ISLAMABAD (RNS) Mohammad Asghar, a 69-year-old paranoid schizophrenic, faces a death sentence in Pakistan for claiming to be the Prophet Muhammad in letters written to officials and police in 2010. The retired British national of Pakistani descent is […]

BANGLADESH I am sorry

Courtesy: http://www.thedailystar.net Faheem Younus I was born in Pakistan, a few months before the war which resulted in the creation of Bangladesh on December 16, 1971. And it was only after I moved to the US that I recognised the magnitude of human rights abuses the Pakistani army committed against their […]

Pakistan’s State of Denial

Source: NY Times Op-ED By TAHMIMA ANAM DHAKA, Bangladesh — It was a Pakistani journalist, Anthony Mascarenhas, who gave the world the first detailed account of Bangladesh’s war of independence. In April 1971, soon after the army of Pakistan started suppressing the secessionist movement in what was then still the eastern […]

Pakistan's State of Denial

Source: NY Times Op-ED By TAHMIMA ANAM DHAKA, Bangladesh — It was a Pakistani journalist, Anthony Mascarenhas, who gave the world the first detailed account of Bangladesh’s war of independence. In April 1971, soon after the army of Pakistan started suppressing the secessionist movement in what was then still the eastern […]