Pakistan: bishops praise threatened activist
June 07, 2012
The bishops of Pakistan have expressed “full solidarity and support” for Asma Jahangir, a human rights activist who claims that the nation’s intelligence service is plotting her assassination.
Peter Jacob, executive secretary of the bishops’ justice and peace commission, lauded Jahangir’s “commitment to freedom of expression, legality for religious minorities, democracy, and the rule of law in Pakistan.”
- Asma Jahangir receives threats on behalf of secret Services: solidarity of the Church and civil society (Fides)
- Asma Jahangir: ‘Pakistani intelligence plotted my assassination’ (Deutsche Welle)
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!