"It is difficult to comprehend why anyone in his right mind would think that any further encouragement or justification is needed to invite violence upon women in Pakistan," the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan stated.
In a Google Hangout President Barack Obama hosted on Monday with eight Americans, the president mounted a spirited defense — and consequently admission — of the U.S. program to use drone aircraft to attack terrorist leaders.
About a year ago, the only Christian in the Pakistani government was assassinated — a symbol of the discrimination he fought hard to change. As Christians mark the one-year anniversary of that event, they're trying to move forward.
Sunday's shooting in Oak Creek, Wis., is not the first act of violence perpetrated against Sikh Americans in recent years. In the wake of Sept. 11, Sikh communities have suffered an increased number of violent acts and countless incidents of general discrimination.