Pakistans government is failing to protect the countrys religious minorities, a report by Jinnah Institute says. The 70-page report, entitled A Question of Faith, was released on Tuesday by the Asian Human Rights Commission. The Jinnah Institute think-tank is headed by the former information minister and a PPP Sherry Rehman. The report says the rising tide of vigilante violence and extremism is threatening Christians, Hindus and Ahmedis. The assassinations of two prominent advocates of minority rights this year had led to an atmosphere of fear and intimidation, it added. The report warned extremists posed a serious threat to Pakistans stability. The report criticises President Zardaris government for backing off from repealing, or even discussing, the countrys controversial blasphemy law. It documents growing incidents of mob violence against minority groups and provides examples of abductions and forced conversions of minority women. The report calls for repealing the countrys controversial blasphemy law and urges the government to urgently undertake political and judicial reforms to ensure equality for Muslims and non-Muslim citizens of Pakistan.