While there is some debate in Spain as to whether churches are to be allowed to exist, in Peshawar, Pakistan it seems very probable that a church that was to be built will be prevented from being built because it is “against Islam.”
The petition was presented by the student’s attorney, Khurshid Khan. In it, Khan claims that having a “church in the university was un-Islamic and would fan sectarianism.” For this reason construction should stop at once.
For anonymous court sources, it is very likely that the request will be heeded. However, if this happens, a confrontation between the judiciary and the executive branch of the government might follow.