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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
How Pakistan is using blasphemy laws to target its minorities

Jan 29, 2014

How Pakistan is using blasphemy laws to target its minorities

Pakistan's blasphemy law is increasingly becoming a potent weapon in the arsenal of Muslim extremists. #ThatsJustWrong #World #Pakistan #Islam #minorities #christians #Blasphemy laws #Ahmadiyya sect
Pakistan police arrest 150 for burning Christian homes in Lahore

Mar 10, 2013

Pakistan police arrest 150 for burning Christian homes in Lahore

Police in eastern Pakistan say they have arrested around 150 people accused of burning dozens of Christian homes in anger over alleged blasphemy. #NewsTracker #Lahore #Muslim #Blasphemy laws #Pakistani Christians
Searching for alleged blasphemer, mob raids Christian colony in Lahore

Mar 09, 2013

Searching for alleged blasphemer, mob raids Christian colony in Lahore

Witnesses and local residents said policemen did nothing to stop the mob. Footage on television showed houses and cars on fire at Joseph Colony in Lahore. #NewsTracker #Lahore #Mob #Blasphemy laws #christian

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India has a long legal history of religious tolerance

Aug 26, 2012

India has a long legal history of religious tolerance

There are not many cases reported of blasphemy in India. In my years as a sessions court reporter in the 1990s, I came across none, and most of the case studies in legal volumes refer to events 50 years or more ago. #DMK #Pakistan #PoliticsDecoder #AIADMK #J Jayalalitha #Blasphemy laws
India has a long legal history of religious tolerance

Sep 30, 2014

Ireland set to call referendum on blasphemy laws

Secularists argue that law introduced in July 2009 is incompatible with modern Ireland and should be scrapped Atheists and secular campaigners have welcomed the Irish governments decision to hold a referendum that may abolish Irelands blasphemy laws.... #Dublin, Ireland #Frances Fitzgerald (politician) #Europe #Ireland
India has a long legal history of religious tolerance

Sep 25, 2014

Blasphemy case man shot in prison

A British man jailed under Pakistan's blasphemy laws has been shot and injured in prison... #Dublin, Ireland #Frances Fitzgerald (politician) #Europe #Ireland
India has a long legal history of religious tolerance

Sep 25, 2014

Pakistani police officer shoots Briton convicted of blasphemy

Mohammad Asghar, 70, is treated in hospital after policeman smuggles gun into Rawalpindi jail to attack him An elderly mentally ill British citizen sentenced to death under Pakistans widely condemned blasphemy laws has been shot and injured by a poli... #Edinburgh #Pakistan