PAKISTAN: Sindh government has directed a review of the bill on forced conversions, the bill was shown a green light when it was passed as the Sindh Criminal Law (Protection of Minorities) Bill, 2015. Following the law being passed last month, PPP announced that it will review the bill. The bill is yet to be signed by the Governor of Sindh Saeeduz Zaman, which is a legal formality. Later on it was disclosed that the lawmakers involved in chalking out the bill are now imperiled.
Details reveal that at Sindh Assembly secretariat has sought police protection for at least thirteen MPAs and a bureaucrat. The Sindh Criminal Law (Protection of Minorities) Bill was proposed a year ago by MPA Nand Kumar Goklani, who hails from Hindu community. After passing the law, Sindh’s legislature became the first assembly to pass such law.