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Clash in Chitral over Kalash girl’s ‘forced’ conversion to Islam

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SLAMABAD: Hundreds of Muslims clashed with members of Kalash tribe in Chitral on Thursday after a teenager claimed she was forced to convert to Islam, police and residents said. Police fired tear gas to disperse the crowd attacking a house in the Kalash tribe’s valley of Bumburate in the northwestern district of Chitral, where the girl had gone to give a ...

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Residents of Kalash valleys celebrate Chomos

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CHITRAL: People of Kalash tribe celebrated the last phase of their religious festival Chomos with their famous rituals, sheeshao(purification day) and goshang with great jubilance and fervour. Chomos, which is the longest festival of the year, started in September and entered its last stages with sheeshao and goshang being carried on December 16. ‘Earthquake was Allah’s wrath for Kalash community’s immoral ways’ The rituals Under the mores of sheeshao, all the ...

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