Religious Freedom and Rising Intolerance in Pakistan

Attacks on Christians and other minorities has been on the rise in Pakistan. The country has also seen an increase in persecution and discrimination based on blasphemy laws. Why is religious intolerance on the rise, and what does this mean for religious freedom in one of the world’s most populous nations?

School of Theology alumnus Titus Presler was invited by The Daily Beast, the popular online news site, to write about threats to religious freedom in Pakistan in relation to the church-state struggle over Edwardes College and the attack he experienced last year in Peshawar. The article  is “Why has Pakistan become so intolerant?” which you can read in full here.

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