Notice on loudspeakers leave religious preachers tense

Police said that places of worship did not need permission to use loudspeakers before. Shivaskanda stands calmly in front of the Balambika temple in the heart of bustling Shivajinagar. The area, known for its noisy markets, has a variety of temples, mosques, and churches. He is the third generation in his family to take care […]

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‘Scared now more than ever’, say Pakistan’s Ahmadiyyas

Article 20 of the Pakistan’s constitution guarantees religious freedom to its citizens, but Ahmadiyyas and other communities continue to fear persecution and killing amid the ongoing political crisis. “Go, *Ali,” cried *Ayesha. “Those cold-blooded murderers killed your father—run my son, fly away to a distant land,” she said to her lanky son, who was in […]

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