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An 18-year-old Christian woman raped and forced to convert to Islam

ICC Note: This story is an incredibly sad reminder of the vulnerability of Christian women in Pakistan.

by Qaiser Felix
11/2/07 Pakistan (AsiaNews) – A young Christian woman was kidnapped, raped and forced to convert to Islam by a Muslim man in Faisalabad, Khalil Tahir, chairman of “Adal Trust,” a free legal aid organisation that helps minorities, told AsiaNews.

According to early reports, 18-year-old Razia went to visit her aunt on October 21 but never came home. Her parents went out looking for her but to no avail. They also contacted a Muslim man, Sajid, who had harassed her in the past, but he denied any knowledge of her whereabouts… [Go To Full Story]