Minorities under attack in Pakistan

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s hollow claims (March 14) that in Pakistan all faiths enjoy equal rights under the Constitution fell flat when a 23-year old student, Mashal, a member of the minority Ahmediya sect was lynched [...]

Pakistan Professor from Minority Ahmadi Sect Fatally Stabbed

Pakistani police say a university professor from the Ahmadi sect was found stabbed to death in what may be the latest in Islamic militant attack on members of the minority group. Officer Mohammad Ali says [...]

Pakistan army foils ‘major terrorist attack’ on minority Christians

Pakistan's military says security forces foiled a "major terrorist attack" on minority Christians when they killed a militant and detained his associate in the eastern city of Lahore. In a statement, the military said Saturday [...]

UNPO Releases New Report on Human Rights in Pakistan

UNPO is pleased to present its new report: “From Occupied Gilgit-Baltistan to Gwadar: Human Rights in Pakistan”. From enforced disappearances to extrajudicial killings, torture, the persecution of activists, violence against children and women, evictions without [...]

Muslim minorities in Pakistan increasingly targeted

Twenty people including four women were killed on Sunday in the Mohammad Ali sanctuary in the province of the Pakistani province of Punjab by men armed with batons and knives. Three suspects were quickly arrested, [...]

Sixth attack on Shias in Parachinar highlights growing intolerance in Pakistan

The latest attack on a Shia Mosque in Parachinar in Pakistan’s North West Tribal region’s Khurram agency was the sixth such attack on Shias in this town since 2012 highlighting their worsening plight and other [...]

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