Friday 09th December 2016,
Hindu Human Rights Online News Magazine

Pakistan

Sindh becomes first province in Pakistan to adopt Hindu Marriage Bill: All about the Bill

Sindh becomes first province in Pakistan to adopt Hindu Marriage Bill: All about the Bill

Since the formation of Pakistan, this is the first law that has been passed to safeguard the rights of Hindus. 18 is the minimum age fixed by the bill adopted by Sindh. To allow the minority community to get their marriage registered, Sindh has become the first province in Pakistan to adopt the Hindu Marriage [...]

September 30, 2016 HHR Archives, Pakistan 0

Video : Pakistani Hindu Woman Sold For Rs 50,000 by Cop

Video : Pakistani Hindu Woman Sold For Rs 50,000 by Cop

A Pakistani cop is seen slapping and hurling abuses at a Hindu woman and allegedly selling her for Rs 50,000. [...]

September 9, 2016 HHR HHR Videos, Pakistan, World Focus 0

Hindu Doctor Shot Dead In Karachi

Hindu Doctor Shot Dead In Karachi

Islamabad:  In yet another attack on miniorities in Pakistan, a 56-year old doctor belonging to the Hindu community was shot dead in Karachi, it was reported on Friday. “Pireetam Das was sitting in his clinic located in Hasrat Mohani Colony at midnight on Thursday when someone attacked him,” Akhtar Farooq, SSP Investigation said. The police [...]

August 6, 2016 HHR Archives, Pakistan 0

Pakistani Hindus protest against the murder of the Hindu boy ( Graphic Pictures)

Pakistani Hindus protest against the murder of the Hindu boy ( Graphic Pictures)

Sindh, July 28, 2016: Pakistani Hindus came out on streets to protest against religious extremism that has been unleashed over it after the allegations by the Bharchundi Sufi Peers that a Hindu man desecrated Quran. The man in questions had converted to Islam 4-years back after being tired of rampant persecution and is said to [...]

July 29, 2016 HHR Archives, News updates, Pakistan 0

Two Hindu boys shot in Pakistan’s Sindh province over blasphemy allegations

Two Hindu boys shot in Pakistan’s Sindh province over blasphemy allegations

One of the victims, 17-year-old Dewan Sateesh Kumar, succumbed to his injuries while his friend Avinash is in a critical condition, media reports said. Two Hindu teenagers were shot in Pakistan’s Sindh province over allegations of Quran desecration today (July 27) while another was arrested for blasphemy. One of the victims, 17-year-old Dewan Sateesh Kumar, succumbed [...]

July 27, 2016 HHR Archives, Pakistan 0

Hindu reporter forced to drink from separate glass at workplace in Karachi

Hindu reporter forced to drink from separate glass at workplace in Karachi

KARACHI: A Hindu reporter was forced to drink water from a separate glass at his workplace since his colleagues found out that he belongs to the scheduled caste. Sahib Khan Oad works as a senior reporter with government news agency, Associated Press of Pakistan (APP), where he has been barred from drinking water in the same [...]

June 29, 2016 HHR Archives, Pakistan 0

Pakistan : Protest over rape and murder of 10-year-old Hindu girl

Pakistan : Protest over rape and murder of 10-year-old Hindu girl

The civil society and human rights activists staged a protest outside HPC on Thursday against the rape and murder of 10-year-old girl, Darshana d/o Sarwan Bajeer resident of Umarkot. On that occasion Advocate Bhagchand Bheel, Advocate Ashokh Bajeer and others said that now days the peaceful land of Sindh is being turned into land of fundamentalism, while [...]

May 19, 2016 HHR Archives, Pakistan 0

Babies starving as food runs low in Pakistan’s drought-hit Tharparkar district

Babies starving as food runs low in Pakistan’s drought-hit Tharparkar district

Pakistan’s Tharparkar district is entering its third straight year of drought, with nearly 200 deaths since January — many of them children, writes Ashraf Ali. As I travel through the drought devastated Tharparkar district of Sindh province I am overcome in equal measure by shame and sorrow. Sorrow for the scores of children who have [...]

February 18, 2016 HHR Pakistan 0

How India forgot about Pakistani Hindus

How India forgot about Pakistani Hindus

The minority has been continually oppressed, marginalised, converted or simply eliminated. Which religious group has the least amount of human rights in South Asia? The probable answer, perhaps surprisingly, is a group that few think about or recognise as existing – Pakistani Hindus. The plight of Pakistani Hindus is among the direst of any community [...]

January 14, 2016 Vamadev Shastri Archives, Pakistan 0

Shelter forcibly converted children to Christianity, raided by police

Shelter forcibly converted children to Christianity, raided by police

Forcibly converted to Christianity, hung by the wrists from a ceiling fan, starved for days and beaten mercilessly for failing to recite Bible passages — this is what a nine-year-old boy said he had to endure at an illegal shelter. He was among 30 children, all from poor families, rescued on December 29 after police [...]

January 8, 2016 HHR Archives, India, Pakistan 0