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Kathy Gannon

Kathy Gannon is an author at Religion News Service.

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Pakistan expert: Religiosity aiding spike in militancy

By Kathy Gannon — February 27, 2021
(RNS) — Politicians hoped to use religious belief to bring the country closer together. But experts say it's creating intolerance and opening up space for a creeping resurgence in militancy.

Each year 1,000 Pakistani girls forcibly converted to Islam

By Kathy Gannon — December 28, 2020
(AP) — The conversions, which pave the way for underage, non-consensual marriages, have accelerated during lockdowns against the coronavirus, human rights activists say.

Asia Bibi, a Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy, leaves Pakistan

By Kathy Gannon — May 8, 2019
(RNS) — Asia Bibi, a Christian woman who was acquited of blasphemy, has left Pakistan. She had been in protective custody since the country's high court had released her from death row. She has rejoined family in Canada.
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