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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.
May 05, 2017
Pakistan reels under terror of religious intolerence but it's too busy meddling in Indian affairsBlasphemy laws, the human rights watchers say, are particularly dangerous in countries like Pakistan where the collapsing judicial system, weak rule of law and ineffective State control make the certainty of punishment for crime totally absent.
Apr 15, 2017
Protests in Pakistan against lynching of university student Mashal KhanIslamabad: Protests led by civil society organisations were held in different parts of Pakistan to condemn the killing of university student Mashal Khan for allegedly "publishing blasphemous content online".
Apr 14, 2017
Pakistan: Eight arrested for murder of university student over blasphemyIslamabad: Pakistani police on Friday arrested eight members of a lynch mob that brutally assaulted two university students — killing one and injuring the other — over alleged blasphemy a day earlier.
Mar 23, 2017
Pakistan threatens Facebook with action over blasphemy, seeks meetingPakistan will punish social media companies that fail to take action against online blasphemy, the interior minister said on Wednesday.
Mar 15, 2017
India, Pakistan spar at UNHRC over Kashmir as New Delhi calls Islamabad 'world's terrorism factory'Minorities have held positions at the highest levels in India, including becoming presidents and vice-presidents, while Pakistan only has blasphemy laws for their minorities, India retorted at the ongoing session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC).