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'Peace among religions is a precondition for world peace.' Swami Agnivesh

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'Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs. Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others.' John F. Kennedy

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Pakistan: Mother 'burnt her daughter to death' over marriage
the independent Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) says. Many more cases go unreported. Violence against women by those outside the family is also common. Najam U Din, a joint director of the HRCP, said that societal attitudes had not changed in ...
www.bing.com 08 Jun 2016 09:01
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A Transgender Tragedy in Pakistan
“Severe violence against them leaves a remarkable impact ... Rawalpindi, the Supreme Court of Pakistan granted groundbreaking rights to the transgender community in Pakistan for the first time. The Supreme Court demanded detailed reports about the ...
www.bing.com 08 Jun 2016 08:30
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Blackout: Digital Hookups in Pakistan
Gay men are often accused of bringing shame to their families and commonly face violence — sometimes even murder. Gay-focused apps like Grindr, Scruff, and ManJam offer a discreet way for Pakistan's LGBT community to connect and socialize, but they're ...
www.bing.com 08 Jun 2016 05:54
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Modi in the US: Increasingly strong friendship with Obama causes discontent in China and Pakistan
China and Pakistan react with fury. Defenders of minorities: " Modi’s silence on the violence against Christians is criminal." New Delhi (AsiaNews) - The fight against terrorism, cooperation in defense, climate, energy, trade, economy, space and maritime ...
www.bing.com 08 Jun 2016 04:41
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Busting common myths about domestic violence - DailyO
DailyOBusting common myths about domestic violenceDailyOA few weeks ago the Pakistani Islamic Council - known as CII - made the headlines when it proposed a bill that would allow men to "lightly beat" their wives, in order to punish them. Such punishment was considered acceptable for a list of ...
news.google.com 08 Jun 2016 04:28
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Global peace deteriorating as world violence hits new all-time high
Global violence has reached its highest level in the last 25 years ... Most attacks classed as "terrorist" were concentrated in five countries: Syria, Iraq, Nigeria, Afghanistan and Pakistan. "Quite often, in the mayhem which is happening in the Middle ...
www.bing.com 07 Jun 2016 11:48
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Violence against women
The story of this woman, too, will go down in the annals of female victimhood, while the rest of the country debates whether Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy did the right thing by highlighting violence against women as it presented a negative image of Pakistan abroad.
www.bing.com 07 Jun 2016 06:38
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Violence claims three lives in city
Domestic violence and firing incidents claimed three lives in different parts of Karachi on Tuesday. According to details, a mentally-ill person killed his mother with a sharp-edged weapon in Gulshan-e-Mazdur area of Saeedabad. Police have arrested the ...
www.bing.com 07 Jun 2016 09:58
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Reproductive Violence
Jun 7 2016 (Dawn, Pakistan) - Two things happened in Islamabad on the same ... their mitigation strategy and which family member played what role during and afterthe act of violence. That`s where links between wife-beating and misplaced concepts about ...
www.bing.com 07 Jun 2016 07:28
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Violence against women - Pakistan Observer
Violence against womenPakistan ObserverIt is painful to mention that in Pakistan thousands of cases are being registered on violence against women. Recently, two disheartening stories came in Media which shocked everyone in country. A girl was burnt alive in Muree and also a similar case ...
news.google.com 07 Jun 2016 12:08
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Violence claims three lives in Karachi - DunyaNews Pakistan
DunyaNews PakistanViolence claims three lives in KarachiDunyaNews PakistanThree persons were killed in acts of violence in different parts of Karachi on Monday. KARACHI (Dunya News) – Domestic violence and firing incidents have claimed three lives in different parts of Karachi on Monday, Dunya News reported. According to ...
news.google.com 06 Jun 2016 09:13
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Pakistan should embrace Fadlallah's fatwa on violence against women - The Nation (blog)
The Nation (blog)Pakistan should embrace Fadlallah's fatwa on violence against womenThe Nation (blog)Islam offers solutions. Solutions of situations varying from person to person. Given that what is convenient for one person might not be as convenient for the other person. The concept of consensus differs from sect to sect. The method of Ijma and ...
news.google.com 06 Jun 2016 06:32
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WPC expresses concern on rise in cases of violence against girls - The News International
WPC expresses concern on rise in cases of violence against girlsThe News InternationalISLAMABAD: Women Parliamentary Caucus (WPC) on Sunday expressed deep concern on rise in the cases of violence against girls in the country. In a statement issued by WPC to condemn death of a girl from Murree who recently succumbed to burn ...and more »
news.google.com 06 Jun 2016 12:02
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This Viral Story Is Sparking Intense Debate About Violence Against Women In Pakistan - Mic
MicThis Viral Story Is Sparking Intense Debate About Violence Against Women In PakistanMicA young Pakistani woman died on Wednesday after she was beaten and set on fire earlier in the week, reportedly all because her family refused a man's proposal to marry her. After her father decided 19-year-old Maria Sadaqat, a schoolteacher, would not ...Pakistan: Woman who rejected marriage offer burnt to death BBC NewsThe patriarchal Pakistan Daily TimesPakistan suspects held over killing of teacher who spurned suitor BBC News CNN  - Telegraph.co.uk  - U.S. News & World Reportall 163 news articles »
news.google.com 05 Jun 2016 02:49
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Pakistan should abandon violence to boost relations with Afghanistan: Karzai - Khaama Press (press release) (blog)
Khaama Press (press release) (blog)Pakistan should abandon violence to boost relations with Afghanistan: KarzaiKhaama Press (press release) (blog)Hamid Karzai on QCG meetings The former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has said Pakistan should opt friendship and brotherhood instead of violence in a bid to help boost relations between the two countries. The remarks by Karzai followed during a ...and more »
news.google.com 01 Jun 2016 07:32
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Pakistan should abandon violence to boost relations with Afghanistan: Karzai
The former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has said Pakistan should opt friendship and brotherhood instead of violence in a bid to help boost relations between the two countries. The remarks by Karzai followed during a meeting with a team of the Pakistani ...
www.bing.com 01 Jun 2016 12:42
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Pakistani husbands can 'lightly beat' their wives, Islamic council says - Washington Post
Washington PostPakistani husbands can 'lightly beat' their wives, Islamic council saysWashington PostPakistan's Human Rights Commission, which estimates 70 percent of Pakistani women have suffered domestic violence, said in a statement it's “difficult to comprehend why anyone in his right mind would think that any further encouragement or ...Pakistan Advisory Body Suggests Men 'Lightly Beat' Wives Who Refuse Sex NBCNews.comMen should 'lightly beat' wives who refuse sex claims Pakistani advisory board Mirror.co.ukReligious council in Pakistan proposes violence, bans to discipline women International Business Times, India Edition PRI  - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty  - BBC Newsall 161 news articles »
news.google.com 26 May 2016 09:13
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Violence, guilt and shame in Pakistan - Business Standard
Violence, guilt and shame in PakistanBusiness StandardIt is perhaps impossible to be a writer in Pakistan and not negotiate the constant threat of fatal violence. Bilal Tanweer's The Scatter Here is Too Great (2013), true to its name, scatters the narrative through multiple narrators, like debris after an ...
news.google.com 19 May 2016 05:14
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Pakistanis Demand Arrests as Threat of Violence Looms Over Christians of Chak 144 - Global Voices Online
Global Voices OnlinePakistanis Demand Arrests as Threat of Violence Looms Over Christians of Chak 144Global Voices OnlineMasih's story reveals a familiar pattern of mob violence where even an accusation of blasphemy is too often enough to get one killed. Officially in Pakistan, the crime of blasphemy is punishable by death. What is now known as Pakistan's penal code ...Christians, other minorities in Pakistan Punjab battling severe discrimination ANINEWSPakistan: Christian Condemned to Death for Watching Anti-Muslim Video Breitbart Newsall 50 news articles »
news.google.com 17 May 2016 11:28
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