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Pakistan

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

Pakistan’s Hindu refugees are carving a life out of hardship… so will the Government help them at last?

Pakistan’s Hindu refugees are carving a life out of hardship… so will the Government help them at last?

The camp for Pakistani Hindu refugees stands next to a landfill site. It’s a straggle of tents lining a busy thoroughfare. This is now home.  The government has donated tents, sending water tanks, mobile toilets, and a generator that runs for a few hours a day. The neighbouring Majnu ka Tilla gurdwara chips in with [...]

December 22, 2014 HHR Archives, Pakistan 0

‘Pakistan schools teach Hindu hatred’

‘Pakistan schools teach Hindu hatred’

ISLAMABAD: Text books in Pakistani schools foster prejudice and intolerance of Hindus and other religious minorities, while most teachers view non-Muslims as ”enemies of Islam,” according to a study by a US government commission released on Wednesday. The findings indicate how deeply ingrained hard-line Islam is in Pakistan and help explain why militancy is often [...]

December 18, 2014 HHR Archives, Pakistan 2

I am Hindu not Muslim,’ minor girl raped by three Pakistani men tells court

I am Hindu not Muslim,’ minor girl raped by three Pakistani men tells court

The Hindu girl was raped by three Pakistani men and threatened with death if she did not tell the court she had converted to Islam, but she stuck to her gun. “I am not Muslim. I am a Hindu. I want to go back with my parents,” teenager Marvi Kohli, who was kidnapped from Samaro [...]

December 5, 2014 HHR Archives, Pakistan 0