Persecution of Religious Minorities in Pakistan

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October 1947. Wagons packed with Muslin refugees fleeing to Pakistan while Indus fled to India by train in the border city of Amritsar between the two countries at the start of the India-Pakistan War

Farahnaz Ispahani, global fellow with the Wilson Center and the author of Purifying the Land of the Pure: A History of Pakistan's Religious Minorities  (Oxford University Press, 2017), discusses how Pakistan has moved away from its secular and roots and how that has affected religious minorities in the country.