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PAKISTAN: In Memory of the desecrated All Saint's Church, Peshawar


Article : [On 22nd of September, last year] was the day when peaceful Christians of Kohati Gate, Peshawar assembled for the Sunday prayer service inside the All Saint's Church in Peshawar where they were cowardly attacked by a terrorist outfit. The attack resulted in nearly about 130 causalities and over 250 injuries. The world noticed the deadliest attack on the Christian minority in the history of Pakistan. The two suicide bombers detonated a bomb in the midst of the worshiping Christians. The Islamist group "Jundallah" linked to the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan claimed responsibility for the attack and alleged that the attack on Christian and non-Muslims will continue because they are the enemies of Islam. Sadly no arrest has made out so far by the security law enforcement agencies. Read More...

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Torture in Pakistan

Torture in custody is a serious problem affecting the rule of law in Pakistan. It is used as the most common means to obtain confession statements. As yet, there has been no serious effort by the government to make torture a crime in the country. It provides impunity to the perpetrators who are mostly either policemen or members of the armed forces. Furthermore, there is no means for the protection of witnesses. This discourages victims from making complaints. While the international jurisprudence on the issue has evolved into very high standards, the situation in Pakistan resembles the stone ages.

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