Almost a third of major Islamic sacred sites in Xinjiang -- including shrines, cemeteries and pilgrimage routes -- have been razed, according to an extensive investigative report.
Demonstrators accused Shia clerics of using abusive language against the companions of the Prophet Muhammad during Muharram.
The attempt to profit from the sale of the mats is indicative of China's overall insensitivity and disrespect toward religion, scholars say.
The Sikh community and other religious minorities are working to help those suffering from the coronavirus pandemic, reflecting the strong bond of interfaith harmony in Pakistan.
Iranian-backed militias reportedly exhumed the body of Umayyad caliph Umar ibn Abd al-Aziz, and ransacked the tomb.
The Markazi Ulema Council launched the initiative to provide impartial Sharia-based guidance while Pakistanis are unable to approach ulema in mosques.
A charity arm of the party has been helping disinfect mosques, churches, temples and gurdwaras throughout the country.
The historic mosque had been closed to women for almost two decades because of terrorist activity.
Minorities in Pakistan have been attacked by militants in the past.
The group aims to build a safe platform for youth -- regardless of gender, colour, creed, caste or religious beliefs -- to celebrate their diversity.