Posts Tagged ‘ Blasphemy ’

European Parliament Demands Withdrawal Pakistan Blasphemy Laws

Nov 29th, 2014 | By
Dutchman Peter van Dalen has urged Pakistan to withdraw Pakistan blasphemy legislation and to free Asia Bibi.

The European Parliament (EP) on Thursday, November 26, urged Pakistan to withdraw blasphemy laws after a Christian mother of five lost her appeal against the death penalty.

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Police Say Woman Slain In Pakistan Innocent Of Blasphemy; Politicians ‘Protecting Killers’

Nov 21st, 2014 | By
This couple were burned to death in a brick kiln. They were innocent of "blaspheming" the Koran.

Police in Pakistan say a Christian couple tortured and slain this month over accusations that the wife desecrated the Koran were innocent, while relatives said politicians are trying to shield the killers from justice.

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NEWS ALERT: Pakistan Christian Man Detained For Blasphemy

Nov 20th, 2014 | By
Pakistan Christians march in protest against religious persecution.

A Christian man has been detained in Pakistan’s heartland Punjab province on allegations of blasphemy against Islam, shortly after a Christian couple was burned to death by a mob for allegedly insulting Muslims, BosNewsLife learned. Qaiser Ayub, 40, was captured last week and held at a police station in the town of Talagang in Punjab’s Chakwal District, rights activists confirmed.

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Pakistan Police Kill ‘Blasphemy’Man; Mob Burns Christian Couple

Nov 8th, 2014 | By
Christian women in Pakistan often face abuse, rights activists claim.

A Pakistani policeman used an axe to kill a suspect arrested on blasphemy allegations, a day after a mob murdered a Christian man and his pregnant wife for the same alleged crime, BosNewsLife learned Friday, November 7. Pakistan received billions of dollars a year in aid from the United States

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NEWS ALERT: Pakistan Mother’s Death Sentence Sparks Outrage In Europe, Churches

Oct 20th, 2014 | By
Asia Bibi

Two leading Christian legislators in the European Parliament (EP) have urged the European Union and Pope Francis to help free a Christian mother, whose death sentence for “blasphemy” was upheld by a Pakistani court. Asia Bibi, 50, had appealed before the Lahore High Court against the ruling in which she was found guilty of insulting Islam’s Prophet Muhammad, but the court rejected her appeal Thursday, October 19.

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BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Christian Mother Asia Bibi Sentenced To Death By Appeals Court

Oct 16th, 2014 | By
Asia Bibi.

An appeals court in Pakistan upheld a death sentence against a devoted Christian mother for “blasphemy” against Islam, sparking calls for prayers amid concerns a Supreme Court case may take years.

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The Most Horrifying Story Of Christian Persecution In Our Time

Apr 10th, 2014 | By
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Supported by US tax dollars in Pakistan think of yourself in a filthy and dismal room, with sadistically smiling Muslims looking at you, thinking of the evils they are about to inflict upon you as your wife is tripped naked and marched in the streets to chants of “infidel.” This is the reality for Christians in Pakistan

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Pakistan Sentences Christian Couple To Death

Apr 4th, 2014 | By
Christian couple Shagufta Kausar (l) and Shafaqat Emmanuel were sentenced to death Friday, April 7. Photo: World Vision in Progress and Rescue Christians.

A Pakistani court sentenced an impoverished Christian couple to death for “blasphemy against Islam” on Friday, April 4, just days after another Christian was told he would be executed on similar charges, an advocacy official involved in the case told BosNewsLife

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Breaking News: Pakistan Court Sentences Christian To Death For Blasphemy

Mar 28th, 2014 | By
The Joseph colony was attacked by thousands of angry Muslims.

A court in Pakistan has sentenced a Pakistani Christian man to death for blasphemy against Islam, in a case that sparked a local riot and international concerns over the country’s blasphemy legislation, a lawyer involved in the case told BosNewsLife Thursday, March 27.

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Pakistan Court Postpones Appeal Of Christian Woman On Death Row

Mar 19th, 2014 | By
Asia Bibi.

The fate of a Christian woman who was sentenced to death for blasphemy remained unclear Wednesday, March 19, after a high court postponed an appeals hearing.

Asia Bibi was to appear Monday, March 17, in front of the Lahore High Court in Pakistan’s Punjab province, but the case was adjourned when one of the two judges failed to appear, trial observers said.

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