New Delhi: A post is going viral on social media claiming that a Hindu student was forced to submit a written apology over celebrating Holi on the campus of a Pakistani university. The alleged incident took place at Sindh University Jamshoro. The post has taken social media by storm, with users slamming Pakistan. According to[…]Read More
“Sindh has been victim of Pakistan’s war mongering and Islamist agenda from day one of formation.” At the conference hosted by the World Sindhi Congress (WSC) at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva on 6 March, participants had strong words to say about the treatment of Sindhi Hindus in Pakistan. Rubina Greenwood, Chair[…]Read More
For those who don’t know Veerji Kohli, watch the video. If Human Rights Defenders like him are being stopped from doing their work by involving them in fake murder cases, we all need to take a stand. FreeVeerji Justice for Pakistani Hindus!
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said that the emotions and feelings of Muslims must be respected. He labeled blasphemous content as an attempt to play with the emotions of the Muslim Ummah and directed authorities to prevent the spread of blasphemous content on social media by taking all necessary measures and ensuring that it does[…]Read More
Pakistan: Sikhs plan protest over omission of their religion from census Pakistan’s Sikh community disappointed at being ‘left out’ of national census, field for Sikhism as religion is missing in Pakistan’s ongoing national census. Mr Singh said: “The community’s non-representation in both national and provincial assemblies is also the reason they generally get ignored. As[…]Read More
Pakistani judges don’t shy away from announcing personal piety in their judgments, and no one protests the injustice dished out to people who can’t be considered pious because they are non-Muslim. That’s what happens when you found a state on religion. On August 23, Dawn reported what Hindus of Karachi felt was happening to them.[…]Read More
In Pakistan, Dalits are known as Scheduled castes which are 40 in Nos. (Presidential Ordinance to declare certain non-Muslim castes to be scheduled castes, issued on Nov.12, 1957 by Ministry of Law). Mostly in the majority, Meghwar [(Meghwal) also known as Harijan in District Tharparkar], Kohli, Bhil, Walmikis (Bhang’s), Oadhs, Bagri’s etc; these communities are[…]Read More
“Pakistan’s public school textbooks contain deeply troubling content that portrays non-Muslim citizens as outsiders, unpatriotic, and inferior; are filled with errors; and present widely-disputed historical ‘facts’ as settled history,” USCIRF Chairman Robert P. George said in a statement on the report’s release. “Missing from these textbooks are any references to the rights of religious minorities and their[…]Read More
Displayed with permission from NewsGram Lahore, Feb 28, 2017: Last spring, Anila Dhawan was abducted from her home in Hyderabad, Pakistan. She was forced to marry the abductor and convert to Islam. The police refused to step in. Her abductor stated that Voluntarily, the girl had eloped from home, converted into Islam and married him. But[…]Read More
Umerkot or the erstwhile Amarkot doesn’t have much relevance left when it comes to the history of either India or Pakistan. But 475 years ago, with the birth of Mughal emperor Akbar in the palace of Hindu King Raja Rana Prasad, Umerkot had laid the foundation of unparalleled harmony between Hindus and Muslim which remained[…]Read More
This is how Islamic Fundamentalist control the rural Sindh!Read More
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[…]Read More
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[…]Read More
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[…]Read More
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.
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[…]Read More
‘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[…]Read More
The human rights of Hindu citizens are consistently violated in nine countries and one state in India where Hindus constitute a minority: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Pakistan, Bhutan, the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, Sri Lanka, Fiji, Saudi Arabia, and Trinidad and Tobago. This report documents the ongoing violations of human rights in these countries,[…]Read More