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 [...]

Unknown men murder Christian rickshaw driver, police labels killing as ‘suicide’

A Christian man mysteriously murdered while the police tries to portray the murder as “suicide.” Details emerged that 25-year-old, Shahzad Masih, resident of Patoki was shot dead, allegedly by two Muslim men who had hired [...]

Gujranwala: Blasphemy accused elderly Christian awaits bail

Blasphemy accusation sends a 70-year-old elderly Pakistani Christian reeling as he awaits bail. Mukhtar Masih has been embroiled in a blasphemy case; while the accusers had claimed that Mukhtar had written blasphemous messages. The respondent [...]

2016 rundown: Approximately 1 Christian killed in every 6 minutes

Details reveal horrific levels of Christian persecution in 2016. The report emerged most recently disclosed that Christians can easily be termed as the most persecuted people in the world. In keeping with renowned Italian sociologist [...]

ABUSES AGAINST WOMEN IN PAKISTAN CONTINUE TO SOAR

The rise in crimes against women in Pakistan has shocked people all over the world. According to a report by a leading human rights group an average of nine women are killed daily across the [...]

VIOLENCE AGAINST PAKISTAN’S SHIA MUSLIMS

Pakistan was created as a country for all Muslims, Shia and Sunni. Unlike Iran, where the constitution states that Twelver Jaafri Shia Islam is the state religion, Pakistan’s constitution makes Islam as the state religion. [...]

DIRE STATUS OF PAKISTAN’S HINDU COMMUNITY

Hindus are officially recognized as Jati and Scheduled Caste (SC) and constitute around 2% of Pakistan’s overall population.  The majority of Hindus in Pakistan are concentrated in the Sindh province. At the time of the [...]

THE LEGALIZED DISCRIMINATION OF AHMADIYYAS IN PAKISTAN

Founded in 1889 by Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, the Ahmadiyya community is a religious group which deems itself to be Muslim. Ahmadiyyas differ from other Muslims over the definition of Prophet Mohammad being the final monotheist [...]

CHRISTIAN PERSECUTION IN PAKISTAN

According to the Article 2 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, “Islam shall be the state religion of Pakistan”. This article directly or indirectly shows that Pakistan is a religious state and [...]

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