Will the Islamophobia never end?
“Taliban kidnap Christians in Waziristan,” from the Pakistan Christian Post, August 29 :
Peshawar: August 27, 2009. (PCP) The Taliban of Pakistan have kidnapped 8 Christians in South Waziristan according to reports released by political agent of Waziristan Agency.
The Christian were traveling in a truck from North Waziristan to South Waziristan when Taliban stopped them few miles away from Razmak, where they were living from decades.
The Christian, Hindus and Sikhs have left tribal area when Taliban imposed protection tax on minorities in January 2009. The Sikhs and Christians were allowed to stay in tribal area after paying “Jizia” but majority left Taliban controlled FATA and migrated to other parts of Pakistan. The Sikhs and Hindus decided to go to India which brought Protection Tax issue in media.
The recent abduction of 8 Christians have created wave of fear among their relatives living in Punjab and NWFP. There was abduction of 7 Christian from a Church in vicinity of Peshawar University but they were released by Taliban Commander Mangal Shah with a deal from government after two days….