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150 year old Hindu temple under threat in Karachi

150 year old Hindu temple under threat in Karachi

Pakistani Hindus and human rights activists are calling on authorities in Karachi to halt the construction of an overpass, which they argue threatens the foundation of a 150-year-old Hindu temple. According to reports in Pakistani media, activists have maintained the overpass construction, metres away from the 150-year-old Shri Ratneshwar Mahadev Temple, is creating vibrations that [...]

April 4, 2014 HHR Archives, Pakistan 0

Assembled together: Protect Hindu temples, PTI tells government

Assembled together: Protect Hindu temples, PTI tells government

KARACHI: The issue of the Hindu temples being threatened by the construction work in Karachi and mobs in Hyderabad dominated the proceedings of the provincial assembly on Friday. Soon after the session was declared open by speaker Agha Siraj Durrani, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MPA Khurram Sher Zaman raised the issue of the Shree Ratneshwar Mahadev Temple [...]

March 31, 2014 HHR News updates, Pakistan 0

Another Hindu temple attacked, set on fire in Pakistan

Another Hindu temple attacked, set on fire in Pakistan

A Hindu temple has been desecrated and set on fire by unidentified persons in Pakistan’s southern Sindh province, two weeks ahead of an annual fair at the holy site. The caretaker of the temple of Hindu deity Hanuman, in Latifabad town told police that three men came on Friday to offer prayers. “But after offering [...]

March 29, 2014 HHR Pakistan 0

Pakistan : 95% of Hindu places of worship put to commercial use: Survey

Pakistan : 95% of Hindu places of worship put to commercial use: Survey

ISLAMABAD: Out of 428 minorities’ places of worship in the country, 408 have been converted into toy stores, restaurants, government offices and schools after 1990, a survey has found. Another shocking figure disclosed in the survey conducted by the All Pakistan Hindu Rights Movement (PHRM) was that only 20 Hindu temples out of the 428 places [...]

March 27, 2014 HHR Pakistan, World Focus 0

Sindhi Hindus Burning Under Blames and Flames of Blasphemy

Sindhi Hindus Burning Under Blames and Flames of Blasphemy

[[[ The article mainly appeared in Afghanistan Times and has been reproduced here and the main epaper can be accessed at the following link: The temple attack report- pdf Since last week the Sindhi Hindus are burning under the blames and flames of the notorious Blasphemy Law of Pakistan which has been the tool of the [...]

March 25, 2014 HHR Pakistan 0

Temple set ablaze over alleged desecration of holy book in Pakistan

Temple set ablaze over alleged desecration of holy book in Pakistan

KARACHI: A frenzied mob attacked a Hindu temple and set a dharamshala on fire over alleged desecration of a holy book, prompting authorities to impose a curfew in the Larkana city of Pakistan’s southern Sindh province. The protesters attacked the temple, set the dharamshala on fire on Saturday night and surrounded the house of a [...]

March 16, 2014 HHR Pakistan 1

Thar’s Hindu minority restricted to weak food supplies

Thar’s Hindu minority restricted to weak food supplies

ISLAMABAD- There have been gross allegations of discrimination against minorities, even in relief commodities dispatched by the Federal government for drought-hit Thar’s region of Mithi. According to sources bulk of commodities dispatched to Thar include meat products, which are religiously prohibited for the majority Hindu religion, which form in Thar. The unfortunate Hindus have been [...]

March 13, 2014 HHR Pakistan 0

Life Standard of Hindu Dalits in Pakistan

Life Standard of Hindu Dalits in Pakistan

It has been long since Hindu Dalits in Pakistan are facing double discrimination wherever they live. This discrimination starts from the place they live which is by upper caste Hindus who creates a disturbance in their lives from entrance to temples. On the other hand majority of Dalit Hindus are facing severe problems wherever they [...]

March 3, 2014 HHR Articles, Pakistan 0

Hindus struggle to protect temples in Pakistan

Hindus struggle to protect temples in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The minority Hindu community in Pakistan is struggling to protect its temples and the land around them from the land mafia, a media report said on Wednesday.  Most of the Hindu inhabitants migrated to India at the time of Partition, leaving behind a number of properties and places of worship. “These properties have been [...]

March 3, 2014 HHR Pakistan 0

Hindu community irked by ‘forced conversions’

Hindu community irked by ‘forced conversions’

KARACHI: “Can you accept your daughters forcibly being married to Hindu men?” said Rinkle Kumari’s uncle Raj Kumar at a seminar titled ‘Hindus in Pakistan — issues and solutions’ held at the Karachi Press Club here on Sunday. Calling a little six-year-old girl, Jumna, onto the stage, he said that she along with her 10-year-old [...]

February 24, 2014 HHR News updates, Pakistan 0