Imagine if the roles were reversed, which they would not be and should not be. But this exercise in intimidation and threats will get no media attention, as it doesn’t fit the narrative.
Blasphemy charges would ruin the lives of these Christian nurses, as they would face criminal prosecution and imprisonment, or else mob violence.
LAHORE: Muslim nurses at Punjab Institute for Mental Health last Tuesday took over the church at the hospital that was used for service on Sundays reportedly after a controversial video uploaded against Pakistan by an unidentified person from France. The contents of the video are not being shared here to avoid further controversy.
The Muslim nurses at the hospital were so infuriated, they took over the church and threatened their Christian colleagues with blasphemy cases if they failed to raze the church and convert to Islam.
The dispute went on for almost two weeks after which a 15-member negotiating team brokered an agreement with the help of senior doctors and Father James Chaman. The two parties agreed that there would be no further statements issued from and the parties won’t file any further complaints against each other….
Political rights activist and Huqooq-e-Khalq Movement wrote on Twitter that ‘the government had failed to take action against members belonging to majority community who attacked victims belonging to a minority community. Victims were left with no choice but to compromise with the aggressors.’