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Pakistan needs #ruleoflaw. Arrest and punish those who murder and those who incite violence

Update: For the first time in Pakistan’s history, the state has become the plaintiff in a case involving murder due to alleged blasphemy. Let this be the start of a new era where no one dare attack or kill anyone on such a pretext again. 1,051 more words

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Pakistani blasphemy laws and minorities

Nasir Khan, November 6, 2014

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This unthinkable and horrifying news of the breaking of the legs of  a working-class Christian couple and burning them alive by a large mob of Muslims in Pakistan shows the utmost inhuman acts in the name of religion in general and blasphemy laws of Pakistan in particular. 664 more words

Brutal murder of Christian couple shows how dangerous Pakistan is for minorities

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Brutal murder of Christian couple shows how dangerous Pakistan is for minorities

Global Minorities Alliance, a human rights charity which fights for minority communities the world over, has condemned the brutal murder of a Christian couple in the Punjab region of Pakistan following allegations of blasphemy. 564 more words

Human Rights

Reporters Without Borders award Raif Badawi the Netizen Prize for 2014

In 2012, 30-year-old Saudi Arabian blogger Raif Badawi was arrested for starting a progressive website that called for, among other things, religious tolerance and women’s rights. 760 more words

Human Rights

Baha’i Youth Conference Scotland 2014 ‘to inspire a generation for a better world’

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Dundee, Scotland: A conference organised by the Baha’i Council for Scotland aimed to equip and assist young people across Scotland, to bring a positive change in them and in their respective communities. 380 more words

Human Rights

Prayer for Asia Bibi

Asia Bibi has been sentenced to death under Pakistan’s blasphemy laws. Read my article about her case on Social Spirituality or Restless Press.

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