Friday 29th July 2016,
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Hindu community lives in constant fear in Pakistan: US lawmakers

Hindu community lives in constant fear in Pakistan: US lawmakers

Washington: Influential American lawmakers have expressed concern over deterioration of human rights situation in particular those of the minority Hindus in Pakistan‘s Sindh province. “Sindh’s Hindu community lives in constant fear of their women being forcibly converted to Islam,” Congresswomen Loretta Sanchez alleged during a briefing on human rights situation in Sindh held in US [...]

October 4, 2015 HHR Archives, Pakistan 0

These temples in Pakistan are now madrasas – Haroon Khalid

These temples in Pakistan are now madrasas – Haroon Khalid

  “There were old houses located in this street, which must have once belonged to Hindu families living here. I wondered in what condition they must have left their homes in 1947, temporarily locking their doors, perhaps burying their precious belongings, hoping to return one day. They never returned, but perhaps they told their loved [...]

October 3, 2015 HHR Archives, Pakistan 0

Pakistan : Hindu community protest girl’s ‘gang rape’

Pakistan : Hindu community protest girl’s ‘gang rape’

KARACHI: Scores of human rights activists, nationalists and office bearers of Hindu rights organisations staged a protest outside the Karachi Press Club on Sunday against the alleged gang rape and killing of an intermediate student and school teacher, Hawa Meghwar. The participants shouted slogans against the police and local influential people, as well as against the [...]

September 20, 2015 HHR Archives, Pakistan 0

Pakistan : Rebuild Hindu temple via special architect, SC tells K-P govt

Pakistan : Rebuild Hindu temple via special architect, SC tells K-P govt

DCO Karak says Rs2m has been allocated for renovation. ISLAMABAD: The top court on Tuesday recommended the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) administration to rebuild a Hindu temple in Karak district by a special architect. Chief Justice Jawwad S Khawaja, heading a three-judge bench of the Supreme Court, has referred his order, wherein it had asked architect Kamil Khan [...]

September 12, 2015 HHR Archives, Pakistan 0

`The day is not far when no Hindu will be left in Pakistan`

`The day is not far when no Hindu will be left in Pakistan`

New Delhi: The incidents of attack on Hindu temples by fanatics in Pakistan have been taking place for years. A number of temples have been torched, idols of Hindu gods damaged, religious books burnt. With a population of around seven million, Hindus form the largest religious minority group in Pakistan, which, at 195 million, is [...]

August 5, 2015 HHR Archives, Pakistan 0

Pakistan : “I want to preserve my Hindu bloodline in North Waziristan”

Pakistan : “I want to preserve my Hindu bloodline in North Waziristan”

All around the Islamic world, people are being forced from their homes for religious reasons or are fleeing religious violence and conflict. Many leave, intending never to return in the hope of being able to start a new life in a different country. Others, however, want to return home and carry on. Just like this [...]

June 27, 2015 HHR Archives, Pakistan 0

Heart-rending story of a Pakistani Hindu whose wife was kidnapped and daughter raped

Heart-rending story of a Pakistani Hindu whose wife was kidnapped and daughter raped

Discrimination against Hindus living in Pakistan has been increasing constantly over a period of time. They have been persecuted with tacit support of law enforcing agencies. In 2014, from January to June, a series of attacks on Hindu temples in Sindh, Pakistan were reported.  In November, the incidents of dozens of forced conversion of Hindu [...]

June 14, 2015 HHR Archives, Pakistan 1

Forced conversions torment Pakistan’s Hindus

Forced conversions torment Pakistan’s Hindus

Hyderabad, Pakistan – About two months ago, a Muslim businessman approached Dharmo Sochi and put a gun to his head, demanding his Hindu daughter’s hand in marriage.The businessman, Jameel Solangi, allegedly threatened the family with abduction and murder unless they acquiesced. Sochi’s 16-year-old daughter, Madhuri, had previously been harassed by Solangi but was too traumatised to [...]

June 6, 2015 HHR Pakistan 0

Pakistani Hindus Worst Victims Of Rape: US Report

Pakistani Hindus Worst Victims Of Rape: US Report

Islamabad: Hindus in Pakistan are the worst victims of rape, says a report by an independent American group. In the past 18 months, seven incidents of Hindu girls being raped were reported, says the study by the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF). Not only this, two Hindus were killed and four injured in 16 [...]

May 27, 2015 HHR Archives, Pakistan 0

Pakistani court set free 97 Hindu bonded labourers

Pakistani court set free 97 Hindu bonded labourers

A Pak court has set free 97 Hindus, including women and children, who had been kept as bonded labourers at a brick kiln in Pak’s Punjab province for the last four years. LAHORE: A Pakistani court has set free 97 Hindus, including women and children, who had been kept as bonded labourers at a brick [...]

May 20, 2015 HHR Articles, Pakistan 0