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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 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).
Dec 27, 2016
Indonesia court refuses to drop blasphemy charges against Jakarta's Christian governorAn Indonesia court on Tuesday refused to drop blasphemy charges against the Christian governor of the capital Jakarta, as hundreds of people protested outside the court where the trial is taking place.
Dec 12, 2016
Why is Jakarta's governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama on trial for blasphemy?Jakarta's Christian governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama is being prosecuted for blasphemy, an offence that carries a five-year jail term in Indonesia, over remarks he made about the Koran.
Aug 24, 2016
Terrorism is Pakistan's main challenge, says UN committeeThe Pakistan government has taken a number of steps to ensure the protection of human rights in Balochistan, stated Pakistan in a report to UN.
Aug 17, 2016
The Tufail Ahmad Lecture: Is terrorism Islamic? And five arguments answered by jihadisOn 13 August, Tufail Ahmad delivered a lecture in Hyderabad at a launch for his latest book Jihadist Threat to India: The Case for Islamic Reformation by an Indian Muslim, organised in Hyderabad by the Social Cause.
Jul 27, 2016
Hindu boy killed in Pakistan following blasphemy allegations; communal tensions persistA Hindu youth was shot dead on Wednesday as communal tension gripped a district in Pakistan's Sindh province following alleged desecration of a holy book by a man from the minority community who was arrested for blasphemy
Jun 28, 2016
Two Christians and a Muslim man get death penalty in Pakistan for committing blasphemyTwo Christians and a Muslim man were on Tuesday sentenced to death by a Pakistani anti terrorism court for committing blasphemy.
Jun 23, 2016
Amjad Sabri shooting is tip of iceberg in terror attacks on civilians in PakistanAmjad Sabri can be taken as a case study to understand and explain the intricacies and complexities central to state, society, religion and culture in contemporary Pakistan where puritanical forces are still alive and partly protected by the religious republic