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The activists shouted anti-Pakistan slogans demanding the United Nations to intervene in Sindh, where the political leaders are being targeted and forced conversion of minorities is rampant.
Whether it is bonded labour or forced conversion or rape and murder, Veerji Kolhi has a sparkling track record of standing by the oppressed and the wronged, perhaps because he is not found wanting in empathy, having been a part of a bonded labour family as a child.
While persecution of Jews had existed in pre-Islamic Iran, the worst of it began with the Safavids' adoption of Shia Islam as the state religion at the beginning of the 17th century, leading to measures including a brutal decree of forced conversion in 16561662 under Shah Abbas II.
The girls, in particular, were at the receiving ends of forced conversion and marriages.
Incidents like lynching, forced conversion, threats and attacks on mosques and churches have increased but the government is turning a blind eye towards it.
Perkovic, whose fans give Nazi salutes at his concerts, is a supporter of the Croat Ustashe - the Nazi allies who during the war massacred Serbs Jews and gypsies, forced conversion of Orthodox Serbs to Catholicism at the point of a gun and whose emblems and slogans are tolerated in today's Croatia - a full member of the European Union.
DPA Islamabad A teenage Hindu girl's alleged abduction and forced conversion to Islam in southern Pakistan has created uproar among the minority Hindu community and sparked debate about religious freedom in the country.
Stories of forced conversion are very few and often not credible enough to warrant academic discussion.
Though there were speculations that it was a forced conversion, the members of the community justified their decision by providing facts.
According to the mover, the bill was present to recognize that forced conversion is an abhorrent, violent and offence and an issue that has become prevalent across the province of Sindh and must be eliminated;
From the March 2014 Renaissance Society of America meeting in New York City, 13 papers consider the impact of the forced conversion of Jews and Muslims in 15th-century Iberia.
Earlier, a plan to implement forced conversion had generated protests from the markets.