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Persecution of Hindus in Pakistan: a facebook discussion: Note: I am posting a discussion on a Facebook group Jaag Pakistani Jaag (a Pakistani only facebook group). https://www.facebook.com/groups/jaagpakistanijaag/permalink/733611923356490/?comment_id=734021696648846&offset=0&total_comments=31 I just want to let my Hindu Pakistani friends know that I stand with them. I owe them for standing
BJP’s 31% lowest vote share of any party to win majority: The fact that the BJP has won a majority on its own in the 16th Lok Sabha has, inevitably, drawn comparisons with previous elections in which parties have won a majority of seats on their own. What has not
Silence is deafening, are my fears unfounded? – by Nandita Das:     The election of a new government in India is the result of a democratic exercise so vast that any critique of the mandate needs to be respectful. And more so, if it is a pre-emptive one. Yet,
Pakistani’s pro-Taliban, anti minorities, corrupt former judge in the USA: My first question should be to the US State Department. What the hell are you guys doing? We don’t need more pro Al Qaeda sentiment in the United States, don’t we have enough? Why is a known Al Qaeda
ڈاکٹر پال بھٹی کی سپاہ صحابہ کے دہشت گردوں سے پینگیں: شرم تم کو مگر نہیں آتی: بدھ 26 مارچ 2014ء کو روزنامہ ڈان لاہور نے صفحہ چار پر ایک خبر شایع کی جس کے مطابق اسلام آباد میں کل پاکستان اقلیتیں اتحاد(اے پی ایم اے) نامی ایک تنظیم کی جانب سے “اسلام اور اقلیتی حقوق
Holi : Reminscences – by Zulfiqar Ali: All friends, all should try to go to temples to participate in Holi. Some should protect the Hindu brothers and sister from terrorist criminals.  Once upon a time even though Holi was primarily Hindu celeberation but many people in
The Larkana- Timorous condition and worship places burnt -by Avinash Advani: There is history of “Larkana”, whereas the world’s best scholar belong from Larkana City, Larkana is a district of Sindh province of Pakistan. According to the 1998 census of Pakistan, it had a population of 1,927,066 of which 28.70% were urban. Its main city is Larkana.
Larkana, Thar, Khairpur and Karachi: Sherry Rehman is PPP’s undertaker: A Hindu dharamshala adjacent to a temple at Jinnah Bagh in Larkana in Sindh province was set on fire on Saturday night (15 March 2014) sparking off tension in the area. A senior police officer from Larkana told media
سندھ میں دیوبندی سپاہ صحابہ/اہل سنت والجماعت ہندوؤں کو زبردستی تبدیلی مذھب پر مجبور کررہی ہے: نوٹ:حسن مجتبی روزنامہ جنگ کے کالم نگار ہیں انہوں نے حال ہی میں اپںے ایک کالم میں زکر کیا ہے کہ کیسے دیوبندی دھشت گرد تنظیم سپاہ صحابہ پاکستان/اہل سنت والجماعت/لشکر جھنگوی سندھ کے اندر ہندؤ مذھب سے تعلق
Shahbaz Bhatti Murder Case: Witnesses Threatened: “Threatening pamphlets claiming to be from the Punjabi Taliban were found in the office of our key witness, whose name cannot be disclosed for security.” Shamoon Gill, spokesman of APMA, told AFP. He said the pamphlets had warned the
Children of Lesser God: Early this January, liberal quarters of Pakistan’s civil society commemorated fourth death anniversary of Shaheed Salmaan Taseer, the slain Governor of the Punjab. He was assassinated in broad daylight four years ago because of his unrelenting support for a
راولپنڈی-مسجد و مدرسہ کی تعمیر نو کی آڑ میں متروکہ املاک ٹرسٹ بورڈ کی مزید جائے داد پر قبضہ کرنے کی کوشش: راولپنڈی -دیوبندی تکفیری مولوی اشرف علی جو کہ مولوی علام اللہ خان کا بیٹا ہے اور متروکہ املاک ٹرسٹ بورڈ کی مندر کی ملحقہ زمین پر بنے مدرسہ جامعہ تعلیم القران اور مسجد ،مدینہ مارکیٹ و عمر پلازہ کی
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari appoints ‘untouchable’ as adviser: Karachi: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, leader of the Pakistan People’s Party, has appointed a Hindu ‘untouchable’ as his adviser, an unprecedented office for a low caste Hindu in this conservative society. Surendar Vallasai, a former journalist, who later joined the
Hindus are not Kafir, says Indian Deobandi cleric. But Shias are Kafir, Sunni Sufis and Barelvis are mushrik!: We welcome the tolerant and inclusive approach shown by Mualana Arshad Madni, senior Deobandi cleric of India’s Darul-Uloom Deoband towards Hindu community. Maulana Arshad Madni’s father Maulana Hussain Ahmed Madni was eminent cleric of the Deobandi sub-sect of Sunni Islam. Thefore,
امام حسین کے عزادار ہندو حسینی برہمن: خبرٹی وی (رپورٹ) ہندوؤں میں ایک خاندان یا فرقہ حسینی برہمن بھی کہلاتا ہے جن کے آباؤ اجداد میں سے کوئی ہندوستان سے جا کر میدانِ کربلا میں حضرت امام حسین علیہ السلام کے شانہ بشانہ لشکر یزید سے
How Hussainiat brings Hindus of Subcontinent closer to Islam: Mathura, UP, India – a Hindu holy city with Muslim population of less than 100 – the Julus-e-aza of 20000 mourners does not need military escort. This is how hindus and others in the sub continent came closer to
پاکستان میں بڑھتی ہوئی مذہبی جنونیت – از حق گو: اسلام آباد پولیس نے ان تین افراد کو گرفتار کر لیا ہے جن پر الزام ہے کہ اُنہوں نے ایک عیسائی شخص کو اسلحہ کے زور پر مسلمان کرنے کی کوشش کی ہے۔ ملزمان کی نشاندہی پر پولیس نے
Difficulty of Being Minority in ‘Largest Democracy’ – by Syed Zafar Mehdi: A “Minority” is a fascinating breed. The Permanent Court of International Justice (PCIJ), in a 1930 judgment, said, “a minority is a group of persons living in a given country or locality, having a race, religion, language, and tradition
Hindu lawmaker in Pak asks new regime to safeguard rights of minorities: Islamabad: Pakistani Hindu legislator has cautioned Pakistan’s new government about a possible exodus of members of his minority community and called for a quick and effective legislation to safeguard their rights, according to a media report on Monday. Malani,
Non-Muslim candidates largely absent in Pakistan’s election: Few non-Muslims are running in Pakistan’s planned election, which critics say reinforces non-Muslims’ status as a poor underclass there. by Aamir Saeed, written for UPI.com Pakistan’s major parties are ignoring Christians, Hindus and other minorities as potential candidates —
Over 900 Pakistani Hindus eligible for Indian citizenship: report: A Hindu woman weeps while seeing off a relative at the railway station. – Photo by INP KARACHI: Officials in India’s western state of Rajhasthan say around 919 Pakistani Hindus there have become eligible to apply for Indian citizenship,
ویرو کوہلی ، پارلیمنٹ اور پاکستان – از حق گو: الیکشن کا وقت جوں جوں قریب آتا جا رہا ہے لوگوں میں اس حوالے سے جوش و خروش بڑھتا جا رہا ہے ایسے میں صوفیوں کی دھرتی سندھ سے آنے والی ایک دلچسپ اور کافی حد تک پر مسرت و
Once a landlord’s serf, Pakistani Hindu woman enters poll fray:   Reuters | Apr 14, 2013, 06.12 PM IST HYDERABAD (Pakistan): When Veero Kolhi made the asset declaration required of candidates for Pakistan’s May elections, she listed the following items: two beds, five mattresses, cooking pots and a bank
Death by a thousand cuts: After each act of violence against religious minorities, the Taliban, Lashkar-e-Jhangvi or Sipah-e-Sahaba proudly own up to it without fear of punishment The recent mob attack on Christians in Lahore, resulting in the burning down of over one hundred
Rinkle Kumari: Pakistan’s forgotten daughter – by A Z: Exactly one year ago this day, Rinkle was abducted from her house. When first presented in a court of law in Mirpur Mathelo, she requested to be returned to her parents. The court overruled her request as her kidnappers
پاکستان میں ہندو اقلیت کے چیلنجز- تحقیقی رپورٹ: علی ظیف ( یہ تحریر ہندو لڑکی رنکل کماری کے جبرئ تبدیلی مذہب کے واقعہ کے میڈیا پر نمایاں ہونے کے بعد ایک قومی روزنامہ کے لیے قلم زد کی گئی تھی لیکن مدیران کی جانب سے اسے اس
Hussaini Brahmins: Karbala and how Lahore was involved – by Majid Sheikh: Related post: Hindu contribution to the marsiya – by Intizar Husain IN our school and college days we all loved to assist friends set up `sabeels` alongside Lahore`s traditional `Ashura` procession, providing cold drinks to the thousands who mourned.
Memri Report: Calls to put Pakistan on genocide watch – by Tufail Ahmad: Source: Memri Table of Contents Introduction Persecution and Genocide Of Shi’ite Muslims Persecution Of Christians Persecution Of Hindus And Sikhs Persecution Of Ahmadi Muslims Conclusion Introduction [LUBP Editor’s comment: In recent years thousands of Shiite Muslims, dozens of Ahmadiyya
Forced conversions: Hindus and Christians in London protest against Pakistan’s Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry: London: Lunch-time on the 28th of May 2012 the controversial right-wing leaning Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Chaudhry received a vocal reception at the hands of the protesters gathered outside the dubious award giving ceremony of the International Council
Let’s mourn the Katas Raj temple – by Ayaz Amir: What the ages couldn’t accomplish… The hills of the Salt Range are amongst the oldest on earth, the valleys of the Salt Range amongst the most haunting on earth. In the Kahoon Valley, over which the fingers of the
Fundamentalism is killing religious diversity and cultural pluralism: کسی بھی ملک کی آزادیٴ ترقیٴ خوشحالی اور استحکام کا اندازہ اس امر سے لگایا جاسکتا ہے کہ اس میں بسنے والی اقلیتیں کتنی مطمئن اور خوشحال ہیں۔ علاوہ ازیں ان کو کس حد تک قومی دھارے اور معاشرے
Violation of minorities’ fundamental rights and freedoms: مذہبی اقلیتوں کے حقوق اور آزادیوں کی پامالی عالمی انسانی حقوق کے تقاضوں اور قوانین کا لب و لباب یہی ہے کہ تمام انسان آزاد پیدا ہوتے ہیں لہٰذا تمام انسان احترام اور حقوق میں مساوی حیثیت کے حامل
My Vanishing Karachi -by Chander Parkash: Karachi, the first Capital of Pakistan and its financial hub, is a leading Industrial centre and great Seaport. Karachi accounts for a lion’s share in the GDP and generates 65% of Pakistan’s total revenue. According to legend, Karachi was
Voice of a dying tribe – by Chander Parkash: When our country (Pakistan) is devastated by sectarian genocide & targeted persecution, rural areas of sufistic Sindh has maintained its’ shining example of religious tolerance & pluralism in general. The majority of the country’s Hindus reside here & they
Holi: Our celebration of colors: I am not an infidel, nor must I be labelled as one. My love for colors is not my crime. My crime is my indolence as a spectator of undue treatment that even I could nakedly feel while belonging
Equality of citizens: Common sense that’s not so common! – by Dur-e-Aden: A bomb explodes in a market, some 80 people die and 100s get injured. Can anyone tell me the identity of those who lost their lives? Do bombs differentiate when they explode that I am only going to hurt
We condemn abduction and forced conversion of Rinkle Kumari: We at LUBP have always condemned all sorts of religious persecution and violence against Pakistan’s oppressed groups in the strongest possible terms. Meanwhile, the religious persecution of “the infidels” (read non-Muslims) by the fanatic mindset continues. It is not
Mass conversions: For Matli’s poor Hindus, ‘lakshmi’ lies in another religion: With Thanks : Express Tribune  By Saba Imtiaz / Sameer Mandhro MATLI/TM KHAN: Money, jobs and a debt-free life: It sounds like a sweet deal for many of the Hindu labourers in Matli, but it comes with strings attached — convert to Islam.
Editorial – The Express Tribune: An endangered minority: Given the scope of problems facing the people of Balochistan, from a security establishment that abducts at will anyone it considers a threat to chronic underdevelopment, the plight of the Hindu community in the province has not been given
Can non-Muslims be made friends? – by Dr. Khalid Zaheer: 1) Introduction The tension between Muslims and non-Muslims, in particular Jews and Christians, as a result of the events of September 11, 2001 and beyond has made the world of ours far more intolerant and insecure than it was