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Pakistani law minister demands inclusion of judges from minority communities in higher judiciary

LAHORE: Pakistan’s law minister Azam Nazir Tarar defended judges from minority communities To join the supreme judiciary of Pakistan. Tarar, speaking at the Justice AR Cornelius Conference here on Saturday. religious freedom and minority rights Pakistan and expressed his desire for judges from minority communities to participate in governance in the country. supreme courtThe Express Tribune reported on Sunday.
The Minister emphasized that the Constitution of Pakistan guarantees complete religious freedom. He also lamented the decline in religious tolerance following the Afghan war.
Tarar touched on the work to establish a Minority Rights Commission and suggested allocating a quota for minority law officers and legal consultants.
Supreme Court Justice Mansoor Ali Shah also echoed Tarar’s thoughts and advocated the appointment of minority judges to the higher judiciary.
According to data published by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics in 2021, 96.47 percent Muslims live in the country, followed by 2.14 percent Hindus, 1.27 percent Christians, 0.09 percent Ahmadi Muslims and 0.02 percent others.

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