Pakistan

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has hit back at US criticism, calling on Donald Trump to name an ally that has sacrificed more against militancy

Pakistan Cracks Down on U.S.-Based, Christian Charities

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan’s administration is kicking out 18 international charities based in the United States and Europe after refusing their final appeal to remain in the country, the latest move in a “systematic crackdown” on non-governmental organizations (NGOs) operating in the nation, the Associated Press (AP) reported on Thursday.

WASHINGTON, USA - SEPTEMBER 9: Candidate for the Republican Presidential nomination Donald Trump waits to speak at a rally held by the Tea Party at the United States Capitol to speak out against President Obama's nuclear agreement with Iran in Washington, USA on September 9, 2015. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Anadolu …

Pakistan Welcomes Trump’s Approach to Ending Afghan War

Pakistan this week welcomed U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to make political reconciliation between the Afghan Taliban and Kabul the primary goal of America’s strategy to end the more than 17-year-old war in Afghanistan.

U.S. President Donald Trump and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan

Trump Urges Pakistan PM to Assist U.S. on Taliban Peace Deal

U.S. President Donald Trump, in a letter sent to the Pakistani prime minister on Monday, urged the country to assist the United States “in achieving a negotiated settlement of the Afghan war,” Pakistan’s foreign ministry said in a statement.

Pakistan's highest court overturned Christian woman Asia Bibi's blasphemy conviction and ordered her release, but she had remained incarcerated as the government agreed to allow a review following Islamist protests over a bitterly divisive case

Pakistan Takes Radical Islamists into ‘Protective Custody’ After Asia Bibi Riots

Pakistani law enforcement took the leader of the country’s hardline Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) Islamist party and dozens of supporters into “protective custody” this weekend. The group orchestrated violent riots in the wake of Christian mother Asia Bibi’s acquittal over allegedly insulting Muhammad.

Newly Pakistan PM Imran Khan faces a mounting debt crisis

Pakistan PM Launches Global Campaign Against Blasphemy

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday declared that Islamabad, which the U.S. placed on a special watch list for “severe violations of religious freedom” this year, would spearhead an international campaign against the defamation of religion and make using freedom of speech as a pretext to commit blasphemy a crime.

Supporters of Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP), a hardline religious political party hold placards as they march during a protest in Rawalpindi on October 12, 2018, demanding for hanging to a blasphemy convict Christian woman Asia Bibi, who is on death row. - Religious hardliners in Pakistan on October 10 threatened judges …

D’Souza: If America Does Not Speak Up, Asia Bibi Has No Chance of Surviving in Pakistan

Asia Bibi — the Christian mother of five sentenced to death nearly a decade ago under Pakistan’s arcane blasphemy laws — is, in effect, still facing a sentence, despite the Supreme Court of Pakistan overturning her actual death sentence on October 31, acquitting her of all charges, and authorizing her immediate release.

Supporters of Pakistani radical religious Tehreek-e-Labbaik party protest against a Christian woman Asia Bibi, in Lahore, Pakistan, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. Supporters from an extremist Islamist party have rallied to pressure judges to uphold a death sentence for a Christian woman convicted of blasphemy. Banner reads, " O prophet of …

Delingpole: Trump Should Offer Asylum to Asia Bibi

Like many people in this age of weaponized migration, I’m increasingly wary of asylum claims. But if anyone deserved rescuing by the benign and civilized West from a foreign hellhole it’s Asia Bibi.

Supporters of Tehreek-e-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah, a hardline religious party, march during a protest in Lahore on October 19, 2018, demanding for hanging to a blasphemy convict Christian woman Asia Bibi, who is on death row. - The family of Asia Bibi, a Christian mother who faces becoming the first …

Netherlands Cuts Pakistan Visa Services amid Islamist Threats over Asia Bibi

The Dutch embassy in Pakistan temporarily halted visa services on Monday “due to circumstances beyond [their] control” shortly after the attorney representing Christian blasphemy law victim Asia Bibi suggested Bibi and her family were seeking asylum in the European country.