Pakistan and the Covid-19 emergency: aid to discriminated Christians

Everyone must be helped, regardless of their religious faith. This is what Shakeel Ahmed, a Muslim human rights activist, thinks, who has been helping 120 Pakistani families who risked hunger just for being Christian, as reported by the AsiaNews Agency.

Pakistan too is currently facing the health emergency COVID-19 with quarantine and most of the Christians living in the Kasur district (Punjab), having been employed by the day, have lost their livelihood. There are several episodes in which religious, Hindu and Christian minorities have been denied humanitarian aid.

Faced with one of these facts, in the village of Sanda Kalan, Shakeel Ahmed contacted Christian organizations that brought food to the Christian population.

Full news story