Skip to comments.Punjab: Christian woman forced to convert and marry her kidnapper ( Pakistan )
Posted on 08/06/2011 4:13:19 PM PDT by george76
Another young Christian woman in Pakistan has been abducted and forced to convert to Islam and marry her kidnapper. Despite a formal complaint, police did not intervene because the author of the crime is a respectable businessman. Local Muslim religious authorities also claim that the womans conversion was legal. However, her case however is similar to that of Farah Hatim (see Jibran Khan, The drama of Farah Hatim, common to many women in Pakistan, in AsiaNews 25 July 2011) and is indicative of a climate of impunity for people who abuse Christian women. The bishop of Islamabad warns that the the cases of forced conversion are rising at an alarming rate.
Yesterday, Mariam Gill was interrogated by local officials. She told them that she was abducted and forced to convert and that she has no intention of abandoning Christianity.
At the end of the meeting, they decided to return the young woman to her family, urging the two sides to reach an agreement. However, Muhammad Junaid issued threats, saying that if he did not get the young woman back, there would be terrible consequences to pay.
Contacted by AsiaNews, the bishop of Islamabad Rufin Anthony described the case as a dreadful incident. In his view, the cases of forced conversion are rising at an alarming rate. The matter needs to be checked, kidnapping of Christian girls is becoming a common practice in Punjab. Law enforcement agencies need to enforce the law.
Young Christian women are not alone. Many young Hindu women have been forced to flee across the border into India in the face of government and police indifference.
It is time to take concrete action to guarantee the safety of minorities in Pakistan,
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This also goes on in Egypt.
thanks for posting this important article.
this is also very very common in Egypt.
and it is very very very rare for the girl to be recovered.
liberals moan about “Islamophobia”.
but can ANYONE imagine the pain of parents,
who lose their daughter forever this way?
kidnapped, raped, forceably married?
I’ve had all of Islam I need to have for one lifetime. All. If it were up to me, I’d start selectively nuking the worst pockets of them off the face of earth and keep doing it until they came to Jesus. Come to Jesus or be nuked. End of story.
I was just going to say shoot him. You pick a bigger caliber!
Where the men are Moslem all women are chattel.
Yup. Kill ‘em all. They are worse than animals. Animals are innocent.
He better not ever go to sleep........
Though a heart cannot be changed by force, a mind can be subdued by forced ritual...and a heart can be forgotten when a mind is so controlled.
Not exactly a man bites dog story. Thanks george76.