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Pakistan United Christian Movement Demands Urgent Release of 14-Year Old Rimsha Arrested in Fabricated CaseSalem-News.com
Protestors are demanding equal citizenship for Christians and the ending of discriminatory practices.
(ISLAMABAD, Pakistan) - Pakistan United Christian Movement (PUCM) organized a Demonstration on Sunday, September 02, 2012 from St. John’s School, Murree Road to Rawalpindi Press, Rawalpindi.
The news release said Albert David (Chairman Executive Committee, PUCM) highlighted the historical role of Christians in Pakistan. He said that the ongoing situation with religious minorities is very disappointing.
Albert appealed to the government to release 14-year old Rimsha immediately. As the real culprit is being arrested, the girl is still in jail. Failure to do so, he said, points to a bleak future for minorities. The time has come for Christians in Pakistan to be treated equally in all spheres of life, he added.
The rally protestors holding placards and banners, demanded equal citizenship for Christians and the ending of discriminatory practices.
PUCH made a number of recommendations to the government. They included steps being taken to solve the problems that all minorities are facing throughout the country in accordance with the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
The following are the recommendations that PUCM proposed to the Government:
Few other Christian, religious and social reformers also made their speeches there.
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