(b) Islamabad High Court
Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui, who penned the order, emphasised on the outset that the Constitution grants “complete religious freedom, including all the basic rights of the minorities (Non-Muslims)” and that the state was bound to “protect their life, wealth, property, dignity and protect their assets as citizens of Pakistan”.
Mandatory to declare “true faith”; failure to do could make one guilty of “betraying the State” and “exploiting the Constitution”.
Citizens’ faith should be mentioned on birth certificates, ID cards, voters’ lists and passports.
Compulsory to take oath regarding faith when joining civil service, armed forces or judiciary.
Islamiyat and religious studies teachers should be Muslims.