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  1. Pregnant woman, husband killed for 'honour' in PakistanRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2016 | Nerve News

    Islamabad, June 18 - A heavily pregnant woman and her husband were killed with bullets to their heads in an apparent case of honour killing in the suburbs of Pakistan's Punjab province. The dead, identified as Muhammad Shakil, 30, and Aqsa, 26, were allegedly killed for honour by the woman's brother who had recently returned from Saudi Arabia.

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  2. Muslims help Christians in Pakistan to build churchRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    Islamabad, June 17 : In a significant display of communal harmony, Muslims in Pakistan's Punjab province are helping their fellow Christian in raising funds to build a church that was allegedly damaged by a mob. In 2009, Gojra city in near Faisalabad became a fiery furnace after nine people including a bridegroom and bride were shot dead during a wedding ceremony.

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  3. Muslim farmers build church for Christian neighboursRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | BBC News

    Muslim farmers in a village in near the city of Gojra in Pakistan's Punjab province are putting their savings together and helping build a church for the Christians in their neighbourhood.

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  4. ASIA/PAKISTAN - Extremists threaten Christians after a blasphemy case in PunjabRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Fides News

    "It is a case of abuse of the blasphemy law, where the Christian community risks collective punishment. We are concerned, we call on the authorities to guarantee peace and hope there are no violent acts or negative consequences for Christians": said the Archbishop of Lahore, Sebastian Shaw to Agenzia Fides with regards to a case in Bahauddinin Mandi district in Pakistani Punjab.

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  5. Human Right Defender Imran Anjum under life threats in PakistanRead the original story

    May 10, 2016 | Pakistan Christian Post

    Gojra: May 9, 2016. Prominent Civil Society Activist and Human Right Defender Mr. Imran Anjum was threatened on gunpoint by unidentified armed men when he was leaving Gojra city after press conference highlighting issues of bonded labor of brick kiln.

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  6. ASIA/PAKISTAN - Appeal: Christian couple sentenced to death for blasphemyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Fides News

    An appeal has been filed to the Court of Appeal and the first hearing will take place in May regarding a Christian couple Shafqat Emmanuel and Shagufta Kausar. This was reported to Fides by the team of lawyers of the "Farrukh Saif Foundation", Pakistani organization that has taken on the legal defense of the couple.

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  7. For Pakistani Christians, persecution goes beyond terror attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | USA Today

    Last month's Easter bombing is one of many recent attacks targeting Christians in the country, but terrorism is far from the only threat to the nation's oppressed minority. For Pakistani Christians, persecution goes beyond terror attacks Last month's Easter bombing is one of many recent attacks targeting Christians in the country, but terrorism is far from the only threat to the nation's oppressed minority.

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  8. Martyred for courage: LEAD memorize Bhatti's fifth death anniversaryRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2016 | Pakistan Christian Post

    Pakistan: March 2, 2016. LEAD will be remembering murdered Christian minister Shahbaz Bhatti on his fifth death anniversary on March 2, 2016 and ask authority to get justice for his killing.

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  9. OMT will facilitate 0.25m people daily for transportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | Daily Times

    LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Monday stated that the Orange Line Metro Train would provide modern transport facilities to the nation. An inaugural ceremony of the OMT project was held in Lahore during which the CM assured that the plan would assist as many as 0.25 million people daily for transportation.

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  10. Jhelum: a tale of bigotry and hypocrisy : December 10, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Daily Times

    Ahmedis are one of many communities who face repeated prosecution in Pakistan; Shia Muslims, Christians, and Hindus have not been spared from these 'social purifiers' either We as a nation are very globally conscious; when a Muslim teenager in Texas was arrested for making a clock, we headed towards social media to highlight Islamophobia in the west. When Muslim actors faced criticism in India, we made sure that Hindu nationalists knew that we were listening but when it comes down to our own discriminatory behaviour towards Ahmedis we tend to remain silent.

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  11. Family members and lawyers' team visit blasphemy victim in jailRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2015 | Pakistan Christian Post

    SAHIWAL: November 26, 2015. Sardar Mushtaq Gill, Human Rights Defender along with Ch.

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  12. Appeal hearing date of blasphemy victim Sajjad Masih set on December 7 in LHCRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | Pakistan Christian Post

    LAHORE: November 23, 2015. The Lahore High Court will hear appeal of blasphemy victim Sajjad Masih sentenced to life in prison on December 7, 015. 1 comment

  13. Appeal against life sentence of blasphemy victim filed in Lahore High CourtRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2015 | Pakistan Christian Post

    LAHORE: November 21, 2015. The brother of Sajjad Masih Gill who was sentenced to life in prison on sending blasphemous texts messages on his cellphone on July 13, 2013, in Gojra Town has filed an appeal in Lahore High Court for early hearing of his pending petition before the August Court.

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  14. PM comes down hard on critics : November 17, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | Daily Times

    GOJRA: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday said infrastructure projects across the country were part of a national agenda of prosperity that needed support instead of politicking for petty gains. "Instead of leg-pulling and making these projects controversial, all should back these projects of national importance," the prime minister said in his address at the ground-breaking ceremony of the Gojra-Shorkot section of the M-4 motorway.

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  15. PM to inaugurate second section of M-4 : November 16, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2015 | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will inaugurate the second section of M-4 Faisalabad-Multan Motorway from Gojra to Shorkot. This section of M-4 is another milestone in upgrading and decongesting the country's overburdened transport infrastructure.

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  16. India following shameful acts of Pakistan towards religious minoritiesRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2015 | Pakistan Christian Post

    Karachi: October 19, 2015. The Central Secretariat of Pakistan Christian Congress PCC have issued a press statement of Dr. Nazir S Bhatti, President of Pakistan Christian Congress PCC here today in which he has demanded India not to follow shameful acts of Islamic Republic of Pakistan towards its Christian, Hindu, Ahamadiyyia and other religious communities because Pakistan is not any democratic state while India is biggest democracy of world.

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  17. Linking Gojra to Shorkot : ADB, UK to fund M-4 motorway link : October 02, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank and the United Kingdom have agreed to fund a key section of the M-4 motorway in Punjab. According to press statement issued on Thursday, ADB would provide a project loan of $178 million and administer a $92 million equivalent grant from the Government of the United Kingdom to build a four-lane section of the motorway, linking Gojra to Shorkot.

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