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Pakistan’s draconian Ramadan laws take toll on minorities

This year Ramadan, the Islamic month of fasting also known as Ramzan, has coincided with the hottest temperatures witnessed in Pakistan for years. With daylight fasting hours averaging 15 hours 31 minutes, the longest in four decades, the ritual presents tough challenges, especially to laborers working outdoors. While many brave the heat to fulfill their religious […]

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