You are browsing topics on: Pakistan
“In jail, we were tortured. The officers told my husband that if he did not confess, they would rape me in front of him, and so he confessed, even though we were both innocent.”
“In 27 years of service, I have observed that they prefer Christians only as sweepers not as managers. This prejudice runs deep in society even among those educated.”
Pastor Silraj lost his son-in-law in the All Saints’ Church attack and afterwards committed his ministry to reaching out to survivors.
“As long as the BJP [Bharatiya Janata Party] remains in the government, Christians will face high levels of injustice and persecution.”
“The Prime Minister wants the RAA to formulate an intellectual response to blasphemous acts in the West. A perfect response would be to discourage people from taking the law into their own hands and to punish others without a fair trial.”
The Islamic Republic of Pakistan has been severely hit by the coronavirus pandemic – not least economically. The consequences have fallen particularly hard on the …
Christian and Hindu girls are particularly vulnerable, as they are targeted to be forcibly converted to Islam and have far less social and legal backing.
“The main challenge for Christians is education, otherwise they will not have the means to lift themselves out of poverty.”
“Such attacks on churches and minority communities illustrate that Pakistan has always been receptive to fundamentalism.”
“Now that the Taliban are back, it will strengthen Islamist groups and so there could be attacks.”