Minorities not safe in India, says Shahzad Akbar.


ISLAMABAD -- Condemning the Narendra Modi-led Indian government over its controversial citizenship bill, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Accountability Shahzad Akbar on Friday said that minorities are not safe in India, media reported.

Addressing a Christmas ceremony in Islamabad, Shahzad Akbar said that violence and Indian government's actions against minorities are disappointing. He said that freedom of expression should not be suppressed through use of brute force and guns.

The special assistant said that minorities are enjoying complete freedom in Pakistan. He underscored the need for strengthening the state institutions and added, ' We are returning to Muhammad Ali Jinnah's Pakistan.'

Earlier on December 9, hundreds of protesters had...

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