Pakistan activists say court ruling threatens minorities

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Rights activists in Pakistan expressed concern Sunday over a court ruling that would require people to declare their religion on all official documents, saying it could lead to the persecution of minorities, particularly adherents of the Ahmadi faith.
The Islamabad High Court ruling on Friday also requires that citizens take a religious oath upon joining the civil service, armed forces or judiciary.
Zohra Yusuf, a board member at the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, called the ruling “very dangerous.” She said her group would issue a statement in the coming days.
Religion is someone’s personal affair, not a matter of public display,” she said. “The oath thing is nothing but discrimination, and would show the government has no belief that minorities too are patriotic.”… more

Can you imagine this happening in America? Do you believe this will happen America? If it did what would you put down?

4 thoughts on “Pakistan activists say court ruling threatens minorities

  1. This would be dangerous. .Believers in Christ are already a target in many country’s.. this would only escalate it..
    P.S. You have written great articles in Growing With Jesus!

    1. I agree and wow talk about drawing the line between cold and hot. No more lukewarm if that happened here. Praying for them for persecution will become greater. Thank you for the kind comment on Growing in Jesus. I (Jennifer) am going through changes and Growing in Jesus is my walk with God. It is not detailed but I hope it gets the point across. God Bless you!!

      1. I am happy the blog is growing..
        I will make a note of the name.. you are Jennifer the daughter of Sherri, is that right?
        Thank you both for all you do 🙂
        God Bless.

        1. Yes ma’am, I am the daughter. I post news and maintain the website. My mom (Sherri) writes the bible studies and together we do the articles and growing in Jesus. We hope our site focuses on Jesus and will help many to need Him. God Bless you and I hope you are feeling better. If you want you can visit my other site that involves my job on eating and learning the truth about food. If you want here it is http://www.jbpersonaltrainer.livinghisword.org — Have a wonderful day!

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