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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 0

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

5-year-old Hindu girl raped in Sibi

5-year-old Hindu girl raped in Sibi

QUETTA: A five-year-old Hindu girl was abducted and raped before she was left unconscious near the Railway Colony in Sibi district on Wednesday. The police traced the accused, with the help of sniffer dogs, and arrested him. The rapist is said to be drug addict and is being interrogated, said the Sibi police on Thursday. “The [...]

February 18, 2014 HHR News updates, Pakistan 0

Hindu Temple Guard Gunned Down in Peshawar

Hindu Temple Guard Gunned Down in Peshawar

Two gunmen shot dead a policeman standing guard outside a Hindu temple in Peshawar on Sunday and fled the scene. “It appears to be a militant attack. The gunmen on a motorcycle killed the lone policeman on duty outside the Hindu temple and then escaped,” said police official Faisal Mukhtar. No one has yet claimed [...]

January 28, 2014 HHR Pakistan 0

Minor Hindu girl raped and killed in Pakistani Punjab

Minor Hindu girl raped and killed in Pakistani Punjab

Lahore: A nine-year-old Hindu girl was raped and killed in Punjab province of Pakistan, officials said on Sunday. Basti Kata, a resident of Mauza Ghunia in Rahim Yar Khan district, located 400 km from provincial capital Lahore, said his daughter went missing while playing outside his home on Thursday. Kata informed police and registered a [...]

January 23, 2014 HHR Archives, News updates, Pakistan 0