Religious Freedom – Hindus

A look at blasphemy laws around the world

By Courtney Grogan | Catholic News Agency Islamabad, Pakistan – While the world awaits the fate of Asia Bibi, who remains in hiding in Pakistan following the acquittal of her death sentence for blasphemy, religious freedom advocates are ... Full Article

Dozens arrested for attacks on Hindus in Bangladesh

By Serajul Quadir and Rajesh Kumar Singh | Reuters Police in Bangladesh have arrested dozens of people following fresh violence against Hindus, a senior officer said on Sunday, after a spate of attacks prompted concerns the authorities were not ... Full Article

Hundreds attack Hindu homes, temples in Bangladesh

By AP NEW DELHI (AP) — Hundreds of Muslims in eastern Bangladesh angry about a social media post launched a wave of attacks against Hindu temples and homes in a rare convulsion of communal violence in the region, Bangladeshi police said ... Full Article

Pakistan’s Perilous Religious Laws

By Knox Thames | October 30, 2014 Pakistani Christian Aasia Bibi’s death sentence for blasphemous activity has shone a spotlight on the perilous situation for religious communities in Pakistan. The country’s laws repress religious ... Full Article

Hindu Worship Place Set Ablaze in Larkana

Larkana: Enraged protesters set a Hindu Dharamshala (worship place) ablaze over the alleged desecration of holy pages in Larkana on Saturday. According to reports, a group of furious mob surrounded the house of a Hindu person who allegedly burnt ... Full Article

Canada Condemns Attack on Temple in Pakistan

March 16, 2014 – The Honourable Deepak Obhrai, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and for International Human Rights, today issued the following statement: “Canada condemns today’s attack on a Hindu temple in ... Full Article