A big protest was witnessed in entrance of Karachi Press Club in opposition to the compelled conversion of ladies from minority communities in Pakistan. The protesters alleged that the police have been arresting the protesting Hindus by making false accusations of anti-national actions as a substitute of nabbing the accused.
As reported by The News International, numerous social activists, together with folks from the Hindu neighborhood, participated within the protests exterior the Karachi Press Club on January 26 to protest in opposition to alleged incidents reminiscent of forcible conversion of minority women to kidnapping of minority women.
The report stated that the protesters alleged that the latest incident of compelled conversion was that of a 15-year-old Hindu woman, Mahek Kumari, who went lacking on 16 January. <! –
Mahek hails from Jacobabad. One protester stated, "His family says that an influential man from a Muslim community has kidnapped him and converted him. He was converted to Islam at Shirpur Dargah Amarot Sharif and converted to Islam."
The protesters stated that the police just isn’t taking motion beneath the Sindh Child Marriage Prevention Act because the household concerned is non-Muslim. Social activist Birma Jasrani stated, "Unfortunately the authorities have not shown seriousness. The minor girl of the minorities has been allegedly kidnapped. She has been forcibly converted and married."
He stated that as a substitute of discovering such Hindu women and offering safety to the Hindu neighborhood, the police have harassed members of the Hindu neighborhood in Jacobabad. Raj Kumar, the organizer of the protest, stated, "The police have detained four Hindu people opposing the conversion to the false issue of anti-national activities. Now the community is being harassed by raiding their homes."
The protesters additionally requested the query why solely younger Hindu women are being motivated to transform to Islam and why the aged Hindus will not be discovered doing so (conversion)? The protesters raised slogans and raised banners in opposition to atrocities with the minority neighborhood within the province. Various slogans have been written on these banners. These included 'Stop the compelled conversion of Hindu women after abduction', 'Forced conversion just isn’t an Islamic ideology' and 'Please allow us to reside in peace'.
Pakistan Hindu Council (PHC) additionally staged a large protest in entrance of the Press Club of Karachi on July 5, 2019, wherein hundreds of individuals attended.