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The situation among Christians in Lahore, Pakistan's second largest city, is tense. After the attack on the Peshawar church, followed by the attack on the Ahmadiyya place of worship in Sialkot on Sunday and Monday, respectively, fear is the logical
The Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) said on Monday that the existing blasphemy law should not be amended. The CII also decreed that DNA test was not acceptable as primary evidence in rape cases but it could be considered as supporting evidence.
National News The Constitutional Court rejected on Thursday a request submitted by five plaintiffs, including Tajul Muluk, a Shia leader from Sampang, Madura, who is now serving a four-year imprisonment for blasphemy, for a judicial review of two
Pakistan's top religious clerics yesterday suggested amendments to the country's controversial blasphemy law, proposing the death penalty for people convicted of making false accusations...Even unproven allegations can provoke a violent public
Pakistan police have arrested a Taliban militant allegedly involved in the killing of former minister for minorities affairs Shahbaz Bhatti, who was shot dead for speaking against the blasphemy laws. Around two weeks ago, Hammad Adil was arrested in
Pakistani police arrested a woman under the controversial blasphemy laws for declaring herself a 'Prophet'. According to police, Salma Fatima, wife of Tanvir, who lived in the vicinity of Gulberg, a thickly-populated locality of Lahore, distributed '
Pakistan's new government has ended a ban on the death penalty in a bid to tackle rising crime in the country a move condemned by rights groups as major step backwards. A five-year old moratorium on the death penalty in Pakistan expired on 30 June.
The comments were made during a live lecture shown on DM Digital's Rehmatul Lil Alameen, broadcast in October 2011. The media regulator said the programme was "likely to encourage or incite the commission of crime"...It stated some of the scholar's
Church, Scholars, lawyers and members of civil society are discussing the deteriorating situation of the Christians and threats posed by the religious extremists and society's outdated customs. It is our duty to take your attention to injustices,
A young Christian girl who was falsely accused of burning a religious text, focusing world attention on Pakistan’s harsh blasphemy laws, has fled to Canada, according to her supporters.<