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Geneva [Switzerland], September 25 (ANI): A rights activist from Pakistan, Anila Gulzar has requested the United Nations to intervene and protect the rights of minorities in Pakistan as they have been facing persecution for the past seven decades.
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Geneva [Switzerland], September 25 (ANI): Human Right Defender Hillel Neuer tore into China at the United Nations Human Right Councils (UNHRC) for its massive human rights abuses against Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang province and slammed countries who backed Beijing by turning a blind eye towar
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Dhaka [Bangladesh], September 24 (ANI): The Bangladesh Christian Association has expressed grave concerns over the persecution of Christians and other minorities in Pakistan and demanded that the Imran Khan-led government should repeal the blasphemy law, and release people, who have been
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New York [US], September 22 (ANI): India on Monday hit back at Pakistan for raising the issue of Jammu and Kashmir during the high-level meeting to commemorate 75 years of United Nations (UN), saying Islamabad is globally recognised as the epicentre of terrorism which harbours and trains
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New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI): The Indian World Forum (IWF) has sought immediate intervention of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on atrocities inflicted on minorities in Pakistan, saying they are victims of "heinous crimes" which is threatening international peace.
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New Delhi [India], September 21 (ANI): The Lok Sabha passed the Foreign Contribution Regulation (Amendment), Bill, by voice vote on Monday. Amid opposition calling it an instrument to tighten the noose around NGOs and minorities, the Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai in his reply to m
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Geneva [Switzerland], September 21 (ANI): A Pakistani human rights activist based in London has said that Pakistan was no more a safe place for religious minorities to live.
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New Delhi [India], September 21 (ANI): Congress MP Anto Antony on Monday said that Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2020 is another "exotic adventure" of the central government after demonetisation and alleged that the bill targets minorities.
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Peshawar [Pakistan], September 17 (ANI): There has been a surge in sectarian violence in Pakistan in recent days with state-backed extremists targeting minorities including Shias and the Ahmadi community.
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New Delhi [India], September 16 (ANI): The Centre has extended various facilities to many people belonging to religious minorities in Pakistan and Bangladesh, who have come to India and are staying on long-term Visas, Union Minister Nityananda Rai said here on Wednesday.
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Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], September 13 (ANI): The All India Shia Husaini Fund (AISHF) has written to United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expressing concerns over the rise in attacks against Shia Muslims and other minorities in Pakistan and demanded the formation of
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London [UK], September 12 (ANI): London-based Pakistani human rights activist and spokeswoman for Justice for Minorities in Pakistan Anila Gulzar has lashed out at the judicial system in Pakistan and condemned the death sentence awarded to a 37-year-old Christian man, Asif Pervaiz, in Lahore