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Pak Court awards Death for Facebook Post

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Pak Court awards Death for Facebook Post

ISLAMABAD : If you are a rationalist, and living in Pakistan, beware! A Pakistani man has been sentenced to death for committing blasphemy on Facebook, lawyers said Saturday (June 10), the first conviction on charges arising from social media. Judge Shabbir Ahmad Awan handed down the verdict in Bahawalpur, around 600km south of capital Islamabad, […]

Lynched student innocent of Blasphemy, killed for being outspoken

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Lynched student innocent of Blasphemy, killed for being outspoken

PESHAWAR:  An outspoken Pakistani student killed by a lynch mob was falsely accused of blasphemy, according to an official report that added his murder was organised by faculty members and rival students. Mashal Khan, 23, was stripped, beaten and shot before being thrown from the second floor of his hostel at the Abdul Wali Khan […]

Christian Teen faces jail for Kaaba post

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Christian Teen faces jail for Kaaba post

ISLAMABAD  – A Pakistani Christian teen has been charged with blasphemy over a ‘derogatory picture’ of Islam’s holiest place, according to an AFP report. Nabeel Chohan was arrested for liking and sharing on social media a disparaging photograph of the Kaaba, the building in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, that Muslims turn and pray to five times […]

5 Muslims accused of blasphemy by Pakistani Sikh

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5 Muslims accused of blasphemy by Pakistani Sikh

For the first time ever, a Pakistan court will hear a Sikh man’s case  against Muslims for ‘blasphemy’. In this Islamic country, it’s usually the non-Muslims who are tried under this controversial law,. Five people have appeared in a Pakistani court accused of blasphemy after a Sikh man complained they had desecrated his turban during […]