J Salik Condemned Attack on Churches fears lives of minorities in Pakistan.
17 Nov 2005
Islamabad: Former Federal Minister J.Salik condemned the brutal attacks where a mob set on fire three Churches, Homes of Clergymen as well as destroyed Convent School building hostel and houses in Sangla Hill. He said in his statement after his return from Sangla Hill. He said that it is a horrible incident in Pakistan history that three churches were torched in a same city at a time. Minorities in Pakistan are deprived of most of their rights and even their lives are at danger now. He said that government should take personal interest in this extreme incident and should compensate to affectees. This incident have caused deep grief to Christians so president of Pakistan and prime minister should pay due attention towards these incidents and put an end to them.
He further said that the government should set up a tribunal where proper investigations should be carried out in this matter. The outcome of this case should come in front and should not be suppressed like Shanti Nagar's case.