Forced conversion of Hindus and Christians is going down in Pakistan’s Sindh province, an influential American lawmaker has claimed, urging the Biden administration to make sure the area receives US support.
Congressman Brad Sherman additionally raised alleged human rights points in Sri Lanka throughout a Congressional listening to with USAID Administrator Samantha Power.
“Sri Lanka’s civil war ravished the northern and eastern parts of that country. And I hope that we are directing our aid to those areas in Sindh in southern Pakistan,” Sherman stated in the course of the Congressional listening to.
I hope that you just’re ensuring that the area will get its justifiable share of US support, notably as a result of they’re coping with the pressured disappearances and compelled conversion of Hindu and Christian women,” he stated.
Power didn’t give a direct reply to the problems raised by Sherman.