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

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