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Updated : 2 months, 1 week ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], August 18 (ANI): Pakistan has descended into an abyss of religious intolerance and Christians are increasingly facing persecution in the country, says a report.
Updated : 2 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Kabul [Afghanistan], August 13 (ANI): As the Taliban is gaining ground in Afghanistan by capturing many key cities in the country, the terror group is now forcing women to get married to its terrorists, a media report said on Thursday.
Updated : 4 months ago IST
Jammu (Jamu and Kashmir) [India], June 28 (ANI): A day after Sikh community leaders alleged that two Sikh girls were abducted on gunpoint, forced to marry elderly men from a different religion and convert their religion in Srinagar, the Imam, Markazi Jamia Masjid, Jammu has called for an
Updated : 4 months, 2 weeks ago IST
The Hague [Netherlands], June 13 (ANI): Overseas Pakistani Christian alliance organised a demonstration jointly with Global Human Rights Defence (GHRD) against kidnapping, forced conversion, forced marriages of Pakistani minor Christian's girls before Dutch Parliament on Saturday.
Updated : 8 months ago IST
Washington [US], February 23 (ANI): Underlining that Pakistan government narrative and policies have consistently been anti-Hindu, the World Sindhi Congress, an NGO, urged the United Kingdom to pressure Islamabad to hold all parties and community members accountable for forced conversions an
Updated : 10 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], December 23 (ANI): A FIR was registered at Sarita Vihar Police Station here after a woman lodged a complaint that a man allegedly coerced her for marriage and later raped her, the police said.
Updated : 1 year, 2 months ago IST
Washington [USA], Aug 1 (ANI): China has started the forced marriage game by advertising marriages to Uyghur women and girls to attract men into the Xinjiang or East Turkistan region of China, according to a report published in the Daily Citizen - Focus on the Family.
Updated : 1 year, 4 months ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], June 13 (ANI): Every year a large number of Christian and Hindu girls, mostly minors, across Pakistan are abducted and forcibly converted to Islam to get married to Muslims.
Updated : 1 year, 10 months ago IST
London [UK], Dec 16 (ANI): Asserting that religious freedom in Pakistan continues to "deteriorate" under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan, Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), a UK-based human rights organisation, has said that discriminatory legislation by the Pakistan Tehree
Updated : 2 years, 2 months ago IST
London [UK], July 31 (ANI): Princess Haya Bint al-Hussein, the estranged wife of Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed Al Maktoum, has asked for a forced marriage protection order in a British court.
Updated : 2 years, 3 months ago IST
Patna (Bihar) [India], July 28 (ANI): A family court in Patna on Saturday nullified the forced marriage or 'pakadua vivah' of Vinod Kumar, an official of Bokaro Steel Plant.
Bokaro (Jharkhand) [India], July 27 (ANI): A family court in Patna in Bihar has provided much-needed relief to an engineer employed in Bokaro Steel Plant (BSP) by annulling his forced marriage, which he had reluctantly entered into back in 2017.