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Veena Malik, Geo TV to be sued by Pak court for blasphemy

May 17, 2014

Veena Malik, Geo TV to be sued by Pak court for blasphemy

A Pakistani court today ordered the police to register a case against Geo TV, actress Veena Malik, her husband Asad Khatak and others over a programme that allegedly contained blasphemous content. #Media #Blasphemy #Veena Malik #Geo TV #Mir Shakilur Rehman #Shaistan Lodhi #Asad Khatak
Pak court sentences Christian man to death for blasphemy

Mar 28, 2014

Pak court sentences Christian man to death for blasphemy

A Christian man was on Thursday sentenced to death by a Pakistani court for blasphemy, an incident that triggered riots in the country's second-largest city. #India #Pakistan #NewsTracker #blasphemy law #christians
Mob sets fire to Hindu community centre in Pak over 'blasphemy'

Mar 16, 2014

Mob sets fire to Hindu community centre in Pak over 'blasphemy'

Violence triggered by allegations of blasphemy is common in conservative Pakistan. #World #Pakistan #Islam #NewsTracker #minorities #Hindu #christians #Quran #Blasphemy laws
Perry cleans up her act: 'Blasphemous' video edited following outrage

Feb 28, 2014

Perry cleans up her act: 'Blasphemous' video edited following outrage

Katy Perry's music video 'Dark Horse' has been edited after 65,000 people signed a petition following claims from some Muslims it was blasphemous. #World #BuzzPatrol #Entertainment #Blasphemy #Muslims #Katy Perry #online petition
Katy Perry sets off 'firework', latest video upsets Muslims

Feb 26, 2014

Katy Perry sets off 'firework', latest video upsets Muslims

Imagery in Katy Perry's new music video 'Dark Horse' has upset members of the Muslim community who have termed it "blasphemous" #NewsTracker #Music #Blasphemy #Muslims #Katy Perry #music video #Media And Entertainment #Dark Horse

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If religion is paraded in public, why can't it be publicly criticised?

Dec 19, 2013

If religion is paraded in public, why can't it be publicly criticised?

Religion is supposed to be a personal equation between man and God. But is it actually? #OnOurMind #World #India #Religion #Blasphemy #Public life
Rushdie and Jinnah: More alike than different?

Oct 03, 2012

Rushdie and Jinnah: More alike than different?

I was reading Salman Rushdie's memoir, Joseph Anton, when it struck me that Pakistan's Mohd Ali Jinnah, the Muslim hero, and India's Rushdie, the Muslim villain, share quite a few things in common... #Salman Rushdie #India #Pakistan #JustSaying #Blasphemy #Muslim #Satanic Verses #Jinnah

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Rushdie and Jinnah: More alike than different?

Jun 26, 2014

Christian man is sentenced to six years in Egyptian prison for posting 'blasphemous' pictures to his Facebook page

Kerolos Ghattas has been convicted by a court in Luxor, southern Egypt, of blasphemy and contempt of religion following his arrest earlier this month... #Egypt #Facebook
Rushdie and Jinnah: More alike than different?

Jul 03, 2014

Nigerian atheist faces death threats after release from psychiatric ward

Mubarak Bala, who was forcibly committed for renouncing Islam, goes into hiding in region where sharia law holds A Nigerian atheist released from a psychiatric unit to which his Muslim family committed him by force has said he is getting death threat... #Nigeria #Africa
Rushdie and Jinnah: More alike than different?

Jun 12, 2014

Is this a new low for Big Brother? New series of reality TV show facing Ofcom probe after first week sees more than 200 complaints over blasphemy, bullying, racism and swearing

More than 100 of the complaints came after an expletive-laden row between contestants Helen Wood, pictured, and Danielle McMohan... #Nigeria #Africa
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