Posts Tagged ‘ Blasphemy ’

The Most Horrifying Story Of Christian Persecution In Our Time

Apr 10th, 2014 | By

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


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


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.


Pakistan Court Postpones Appeal Of Christian Woman On Death Row

Mar 19th, 2014 | By
Asia Bibi on trial for converting to Christianity.

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.


Death Penalty Order Deepens Hard-line Islamist Trend in Pakistan

Dec 31st, 2013 | By
Muslim mobs attack a Christian area of Lahore after blasphemy allegation. (Morning Star News, M. Ali)

Pakistan’s blasphemy laws calls for either death or life imprisonment for persons convicted of insulting Muhammad. The FSC has given the government a “couple of months” to implement, through parliament, the order to remove life imprisonment as a possible punishment.


Germany: Islam critic fined 1200 euros for comparing Islam to a cancerous ulcer

Oct 14th, 2013 | By
Michael Stürzenberger

In Saudi Arabia the penalty can be death for insulting Islam. And in GERMANY the current punishment seems to be 1,200 Euros for the first offense. A secularist in Germany has received the fine for calling Islam a cancer.


Washington Report- September 20th, 2013

Sep 20th, 2013 | By
CAIR's anti-FBI poster.

In this issue: Obama’s rebels not “palatable” / Obama FBI continues to work with CAIR / Finally! An investigation of Planned Parenthood / Congressman remembers Constitution Day / Court rules in favor of National Motto / School trips to mosques, but not to churches / Attacks on Christians worldwide / Turkey: Renowned pianist jailed for blasphemy / Tanzania: Muslims throw acid on priest / Pakistan: Christians flee Islamic terror


NATO nation jails renowned pianist for blasphemy of Islam

Sep 20th, 2013 | By
Fazil Say, world-renowned pianist, sentenced to jail in Turkey for Blasphemy

An İstanbul court on Friday sentenced Turkish pianist Fazıl Say to 10 months in prison on charges of insulting Islamic religious values in comments he made on Twitter. Turkey also has more journalists in jail than any other nation in the world. Turkey is an American ally and a member of NATO.


Christian Families Flee Pakistan Village Over ‘Blasphemy’ Accusations

Sep 16th, 2013 | By
Minority Christians pay a high price for their faith in Christ, rights activists say. Via France24

There was uncertainty Monday, September 16, about the whereabouts of dozens of Christian families who fled their homes in a village near the Pakistani city of Lahore after a local pastor was accused of blasphemy against Islam’s Prophet Muhammad


USCIRF Condemns Saudi Blasphemy Sentence

Aug 1st, 2013 | By
This Saudi journalist faces the 1,000 lashes and 10 years in prison for insulting Islam.

The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) is deeply concerned by reports that Raif Badawi, a Saudi website editor, was convicted and sentenced on July 29 to seven years in prison and 600 lashes on blasphemy and other charges that violate international human rights standards.