Blasphemy Law News
Of bans, blasphemy laws and politically correct language: Meanings of words are not solely contained in themselves
A blasphemy law proscribing a certain word may raise awareness that a certain public behavior is socially unacceptable, but it cannot do very much more if the underlying attitudes have social acceptability.
Asia Bibi exonerated, but scope for misuse of blasphemy law remains challenge for Imran Khan's Pakistan
Pakistan's Supreme Court has, for the first time, come down heavily on the gross misuse of the blasphemy law in Pakistan
Pakistan court commutes Christian woman Asia Bibi's death penalty for blasphemy in 2010 case; protests break out in Karachi
Pakistan's Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned the conviction of a Christian woman facing execution for blasphemy, a landmark verdict that sparked protests in the Islamic nation.
Pakistan pulled up over Kulbhushan Jadhav trial; EU says human rights abuses must stop if partnership is to continue
The 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
The Pakistan government has taken a number of steps to ensure the protection of human rights in Balochistan, stated Pakistan in a report to UN.
After mob of 2000 set fire to an Ahmadi mosque on allegations of blasphemy, security in Pakistan tightened
Security was tightened across Pakistan after a factory and mosque were torched over allegations of blasphemy.
A Pakistani Christian woman and a mother of five, convicted under the controversial blasphemy law in 2010, on Monday filed an appeal in the Supreme Court challenging a High Court's ruling upholding her death penalty.
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.