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Sep 19, 2017
Pakistan court charges 57 people in mob lynching case of university student Mashal Khan over blasphemy allegationsA Pakistani anti-terrorism court on Tuesday indicted 57 people arrested in connection with the brutal murder of a journalism student who was lynched by a vigilante mob in April over blasphemy allegations.
Jul 15, 2017
Christian man arrested in Pakistan on blasphemy charges for remarks against the ProphetBlasphemy is very sensitive issue in Pakistan and those accused of it have become an easy target for extremists.
Jul 07, 2017
Facebook officials meet with Pakistan's interior minister to discuss blocking of blasphemous contentA senior Facebook official met with Pakistan's interior minister on Friday to discuss a demand the company prevent blasphemous content or be blocked.
Jul 07, 2017
Facebook assures Pakistan to remove blasphemous posts, prevent misuse of social mediaFacebook's vice president Joel Kaplan on Friday met Pakistan's Interior Minister Nisar Ali Khan and discussed various measures being taken to remove blasphemous content from the popular social networking site
Jun 30, 2017
Pakistani journalist arrested under new cyber-law to combat terrorismPakistan authorities have arrested a journalist under a new electronic crime law aimed at combating terrorism and preventing blasphemy.
Jun 16, 2017
Pakistan pulled up over Kulbhushan Jadhav trial; EU says human rights abuses must stop if partnership is to continueThe European Parliament on Thursday debated and adopted a resolution condemning the human rights situation in Pakistan, as well as slamming Islamabad for not allowing consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav
Jun 12, 2017
Pakistani man sentenced to death after he commits blasphemy on FacebookHowever, human rights defenders have expressed concern and opine that the stringent blasphemy laws are used as a tool to carry out personal vendettas.
Jun 12, 2017
Anti-terrorism court in Pakistan sentences man to death for allegedly committing blasphemy on FacebookAn anti-terrorism court in Pakistan has sentenced a man to death for allegedly committing blasphemy on Facebook, the media reported.
May 24, 2017
Pakistan draws 'red lines' for social media service providersInterior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said the country's social, moral and cultural values and law and dignity of the people were under attack.
May 09, 2017
Jakarta's first non-Muslim governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama jailed for two years for blasphemyJakarta's Christian governor was jailed for two years Tuesday after being found guilty of blasphemy, in a shock decision that has stoked concerns over rising religious intolerance in the world's most populous Muslim-majority nation.