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US adds Pakistan to blacklist of countries that violate religious freedom

Washington | ByAgence France Presse
Dec 11, 2018 11:22 PM IST

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he had designated Pakistan among “countries of particular concern” in a congressionally mandated annual report.

The United States said Tuesday it has added Pakistan to its blacklist of countries that violate religious freedom, ramping up pressure over its treatment of minorities.

Violent protests broke out in Pakistan over the recent acquittal of a Christian woman accused of blasphemy.(AFP file photo)
Violent protests broke out in Pakistan over the recent acquittal of a Christian woman accused of blasphemy.(AFP file photo)

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he had designated Pakistan among “countries of particular concern” in a congressionally mandated annual report, a year after the State Department put Pakistan on a watchlist without legal consequences.

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