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Pakistan court upholds death penalty for Asia Bibi despite serious legal loopholes in trial

Pakistani Christian Aasia Bibi had an argument with some coworkers over drinking water in 2009. The argument turned into a religious one and she was accused of blasphemy against Islam. 1,713 more words


The life of a Christian in Pakistan

By Lubna Thomas Benjamin

‘The land of pure’ is the meaning of the name of my native country, Pakistan. The country’s population is 97% Muslim while the remaining 3% is divided into Hindus, Christians, Sikhs, Parsis and other minorities. 862 more words



Dr Shakeel Auj, Dean of islamic Studies at the University Of Karachi was shot dead by assailants today. He became the latest target of the incessant extremism that is plaguing Pakistan. 509 more words


An Indian State Just Found a Way to Make Blasphemy Laws Look Lenient

By: Hemant Mehta

You thought blasphemy laws were bad? According to a new law in the Indian state of Karnataka, officials can arrest you before you’ve even done anything that might be considered blasphemous. 160 more words