Foreign Office spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri. ? FO/Files Pakistan on Wednesday rejected the United States’ arbitrary and selective assessment under a US domestic legislation on religious freedom, a statement from the Foreign Office said. The US had placed Pakistan, China, and a few other countries on a list of countries that are engaging in or tolerating ?systematic, ongoing, egregious violations of religious freedom,? according to a statement from United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday.