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A Pakistani man sentenced to death for blasphemy appealed against his conviction yesterday, saying the charges were trumped up to speed the eviction of minority Christians from their land. Muslim friend in the Joseph Colony neighbourhood of Lahore in
Tunisian Jabeur Mejri sentenced to seven years in jail for posting online caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad , has been released on Tuesday , as reported by the committee set up to support & document their situation .
53 President Moncef Marzouki signed the pardon for Jabeur Mejri [Al Jazeera] A Tunisian jailed since 2012 for posting caricatures of Prophet Muhammad online has received a presidential pardon, an official said on Wednesday, but it was unclear whether
National News Alexander Aan, who was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison on June 15, 2012 under the Blasphemy Law for publicly declaring himself an atheist on Facebook, was released from prison on Jan. 27. Aan, a 30-year-old former civil
Two Tulsa men were charged Friday with robbing a Family Dollar store last weekend. Michael Thomas, 40, and Kunta Bey Muhammad, 44, are charged in Tulsa County District Court with the armed robbery of the Family Dollar at 1919 E...His arrest report
Punjab's Nankana Sahib additional district and sessions judge sentenced her to death on November 2010, finding her guilty of passing derogatory remarks about the Prophet Muhammad. According to the Express Tribune, the record of her trial shows that
Egypts prosecutors have been flooded with blasphemy complaints since 2011 as Islamists exercising their new societal clout have pushed for prosecutions and courts have handed down steep fines and prison terms for insulting religion. Tara Todras-
Now severe punishment on the accused in the case of the film insulting the Prophet Mohammad A film that was produced in the United States and caused violent protests in several Arab and foreign countries. Cairo Criminal
In a rare development, Pakistan police booked at least nine people in a blasphemy case for attacking and ransacking a Hindu temple in an impoverished neighbourhood of Karachi during recent violent protests against an anti-Islam movie.
NYT (9-23-12) Bill Keller is an Op-Ed columnist for The New York Times and former executive editor for the newspaper. ...It's not really over for Salman Rushdie, whose new memoir recounts a decade under a clerical death sentence for the publication