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-Pakistan Bans Valentine’s Day

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

Celebrating Valentine’s Day has been banned in the capitol of Pakistan. Here’s the story from the Daily Mail: A Pakistani court Monday banned public celebrations of Valentine’s Day in the capital Islamabad, the latest attempt by authorities to outlaw a holiday seen by many in the traditional Muslim society as vulgar and Western. The Islamabad […]

-Pakistan: Christian Girls Raped and Forced to Convert and Marry Muslim Captors

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

                                  (Map: Wikipedia) Last week I wrote an article exposing how the US State Department continues to ignore Pakistan’s poor record when it comes to the persecution of Christians. I indicated that I could write at least one post a week documenting the ongoing abuse in that radical Muslim nation. Here’s just one story demonstrating […]

-State Dept. Ignores Pakistan’s Poor Record of Christian Persecution?

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

Pakistan is consistently ranked among the worst countries in the world for Christian persecution. Yet the US State Department seems to continue to ignore that fact when they list the nations that they are particularly concerned about when it comes to religious freedom abuses. Here’s the story from CNS News: For a record 14th year […]

-Euro Parliament Tells Pakistan to Dump Blasphemy laws

Friday, November 28th, 2014

Finally the Europeans seem to be waking up to the Islamist threat around the world even if they continue to ignore it close to home in their own countries. The European Parliament is demanding that Pakistan do away with their ‘blasphemy laws.’ Here’s the story from BosNewsLife: The European Parliament (EP) on Thursday, November 26, […]

-Polio on the Rise in Muslim Countries

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

(Pakistan: Wikipedia) Polio had nearly been eradicated world wide but now it is on the rise once more in Muslim countries due to wars and fatwas from radical Muslim leaders against immunizations. Pakistan is a case in point, here’s a quote from an RNS news report: In Pakistan’s Northwest territories, where Taliban clerics have significant […]

-9 UN Volunteers Killed for Giving ‘Anti-Islamic’ Polio Shots?

Friday, December 21st, 2012

                                             (WHO logo: Wikipedia) In three separate incidents, 9 UN health care volunteers have been killed in Pakistan by radical Islamists for giving ‘anti-Islamic’ polio vaccinations. Following the attacks, UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO) have suspended all their immunization campaigns in the Muslim country. According to the article, at least two radical Islamist […]

-Pakistan: Christian Woman Charged with ‘Blasphemy’ for Refusing to Covert

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

                                          (Image via Wikipedia) FORT ABBAS, Pakistan, March 12 (Compass Direct New): – A young mother has been falsely accused of “blaspheming” Muhammad, the prophet of Islam, because she rebuffed attempts by relatives who had converted to Islam to force her to renounce her Christian faith, family members said. Police arrested 26-year-old Shamim Bibi, mother […]

-US Commission: Pakistan Schools Teach Religious Intolerance

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

                 (Image by Omer Wazir via Flickr) According to a study by a US government commission released on Wednesday, Schools and textbooks used in Pakistan teach intolerance and hatred toward minority religions. The findings show why Pakistan is becoming far more Islamist and radical than it use to be and is increasingly supportive of hardline […]

-Should the USA Support Homosexual Rights in Pakistan?

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

                     (Map by Omer Wazir via Flickr) Recently (June 26) the American embassy in Islamabad,  Pakistan hosted a meeting, attended by more than 75 people, that was meant to show support for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) folks in Pakistan. At the time U.S. deputy ambassador, Richard Hoagland stated: “I want […]

-Pakistan: Man Exonerated of ‘Blasphemy’ Was Killed Anyway

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

The Pakistani man was accused, jailed, tried, and cleared of the crime of ‘blasphemy’ against the prophet Muhammad. Nevertheless he was killed by Islamist vigilantes anyway. Mohamed Imran was a Shia Muslim which is a minority in Pakistan that many times are subjected to persecution in the country. The nature of his supposed violation was […]