minority faiths

Judge who sentenced governor’s killer flees Pakistan

October 25th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 25 (IANS) Judge Pervez Ali Shah who sentenced to death the killer of then Punjab governor Salmaan Taseer has fled to Saudi Arabia after receiving death threats from ... Read more...

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A Pakistani law that felled a minister and a governor

March 3rd, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 3 (IANS) Pakistan's blasphemy law, which carries a death sentence for the person who insults the Prophet, has caused the killing of a minister who was a Christian ... Read more...

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Pak Taliban threatens to target more blasphemy law reform supporters

March 3rd, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar 3(ANI): The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, the terror outfit that has claimed responsibility for the assassination of Minority Affairs Minister Shahbaz Bhatti has threatened to attack all those advocating reforms to ... Read more...

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Hindus & Jews urge Norway to treat various religions equally in schools

April 23rd, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus and Jews have asked Norway to treat all major religions evenly while teaching religion in its schools.Rajan Zed, acclaimed Hindu statesman; and Rabbi Jonathan B. Freirich, prominent Jewish leader in Nevada ... Read more...

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Americans are tolerant of other religions: survey

June 24th, 2008 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 24 (IANS) In a trend toward tolerance and non-dogmatism, nearly three-quarters of Americans believe that religions other than their own can lead to salvation, according to a new survey ... Read more...

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