Archive - January 2017

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JFH visits Pakistani Hindu refugee camps in Delhi – distributes supplies
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This is what Pakistan is doing with minorities.
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What’s it Like to be a Pakistani Hindu? This Quora Answer Shows the Harsh Reality
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Islamists angry at new law against forced conversions of Hindus in Pakistan
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Pakistani Hindus are angry at the PPP government’s u-turn on the Forced Conversion Bill/Minority Protection Bil
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Modern slaves

JFH visits Pakistani Hindu refugee camps in Delhi – distributes supplies

January 19th, 2016 – JFH members from the United States visited the Pakistani Hindu refugee camps located in Majnu ka Tila, outside Delhi. The refugee camp is home to more than 500 people (100 + families). Because these Hindu refugees were forced to flee Islamic Pakistan, they are not citizens of India and so languish in[…]

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This is what Pakistan is doing with minorities.

Karachi: Reporting on the abduction and forced conversion to Islam of young Hindu girls in Pakistan’s Sindh province has never been easy. After hearing the heart-rending stories told by parents of  daughters as young as 12 snatched away married off in dargahs to adult men within hours, you see the same pattern repeat itself in[…]

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What’s it Like to be a Pakistani Hindu? This Quora Answer Shows the Harsh Reality

December 22, 2016 NewsDesk2 Displayed with permission from NewsGram   December 22, 2016: “We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.” But some people always try to push society into conflict. They try to inflict their spurious agendas in the community. Some people have the power to bring change[…]

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Islamists angry at new law against forced conversions of Hindus in Pakistan

Every year in Pakistan, hundreds of people – mostly Hindus – are forced to convert to Islam. To address this problem, the Sindh province recently passed a bill that criminalises forced religious conversions. But it’s been labelled “anti-Islam” by hardline Islamists, who want lawmakers to amend it. Our correspondents in Pakistan report.

A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Aline Schmidt.

By Taha SIDDIQUI , Patrick LOVETT , Jasmin LAVOIE

Pakistani Hindus are angry at the PPP government’s u-turn on the Forced Conversion Bill/Minority Protection Bil

Pakistani Hindus are angry at the PPP government’s u-turn on the Forced Conversion Bill/Minority Protection Bill and they took to streets to demand the legislation be passed as it has the potential to put an end to forced conversion of minor girls and boys of the Hindu and other communities. The protest by the Pakistani[…]

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Modern slaves

‘Modern slaves’: In south Pak, Hindu girls are snatched away for debt payment   The girl called Jeevti was just 14 when she taken from her family in the night to be married off to a man who says her family owed him $1,000. Her mother, Ameri Kashi Kohli, is sure that her daughter paid[…]

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