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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

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India has a long legal history of religious tolerance

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
India has a long legal history of religious tolerance

Jul 06, 2014

Books in India come under censorious eye

NEW DELHI -- The frail, 85-year-old retired school principal doesn't get out much. He walks slowly, reads books all day and watches patriotic soap operas by night. But India's liberal intellectuals call him a threat to the very idea of democracy. Din... #India #New Delhi #University of Chicago #Salman Rushdie #Delhi University
India has a long legal history of religious tolerance

Jun 14, 2014

Christian politician shot dead in Pakistan

A Christian legislator from Pakistan's troubled southwestern Balochistan province has been gunned down by his own bodyguard while he tried to prevent him from shooting his nephew, police have said. Handery Masih, a provincial member of parliament for... #Pakistan #National Party
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