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International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that a Christian on death row was acquitted by the High Court in Lahore on Wednesday after being imprisoned for more than seven years for blaspheming Islam in Pakistan.
Younis Masih's appeal against a death sentence and fine of Rs.100,000 under Pakistan's blasphemy law has been accepted. Mr Masih was ordered to be released after he was declared innocent by the DB (Double Bench) of the Honorable Justice Khaja Amtiaz
International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that Shahbaz Bhatti was gunned down by extremists in Islamabad on March 2, 2011 only weeks after his re-appointment as Pakistan's Minority Affairs minister. Bhatti used the
Newspapers and television channels did not bother to cover the sad event. Shahbaz Bhatti was the federal minister for minorities and he was assassinated for his outspoken criticism of Pakistan's blasphemy laws...No one could be nabbed or charged for
Aasia Bibi, her daughters Sana, 17, Hina, 15, and sons Muzammil Hussain, 18 and seven-year-old Ali were killed in Mandi Bahauddin Saturday night.
Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri a Muslim religious scholar from Lahore has mobilized about 50,000 devoted followers coming from lower middle class for a sit-in of the main Jinnah Avenue of Islamabad. Remarkably, the men, women and children have remained steadfast
The family of a Pakistani Christian woman sentenced to death under the country's controversial blasphemy law told EFE they plan to ask Spain to offer Asia Bibi asylum and to pressure Islamabad to allow her and her kin to leave. Bibi's husband, Asiq
Dec 2, 2012 Excerpted from Stranger to History: A Son's Journey Through Islamic Lands by Aatish Taseer. In the last days of his life, my father, whose love of Pakistan prevented him from seeing it clearly, found himself declared its enemy. His crime
Intelligence Agencies on Wednesday informed the government to immediately enhance security of MNA Sherry Rehman. Following gruesome murder of Minority Minister Shahbaz Bhatti after killing of former governor Punjab Salman Taseer earlier this year in
Rimsha Masih is a young Christian girl accused of burning pages of a beginner's guide to correctly reciting the Quran. She is being held under Pakistan's anti-blasphemy laws. Some reports say Masih is just eleven