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Pakistan: 9 Christian nurses poisoned

Catholic World News - August 02, 2012

Nine Christian nurse trainees in Karachi were served poisoned tea on July 29, prompting calls for a judicial inquiry.

“The government has turned a blind eye to the persecution of minorities,” said Michael Javed, a Christian and former member of the provincial assembly. “Our girls are being [forcibly] converted and our churches are being attacked.”

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