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Aasia Bibi’s court hearing postponed for a 7th time
The appeal hearing for Aasia Bibi was delayed again on September 9 as one of her lawyers was unable to attend court.  CLAAS’ lawyers Tahir Bashir, Nasir Anjum and lead counsel S K Chaudhry appeared before Justice Anwar Ul Haq and Justice Shahbaz Ali Rizvi to present Aasia Bibi’s case, but unfortunately because of the absence of Naeem Shakir, the hearing could not go ahead.
Posted On: [11/09/2014 10:30:29]

Blasphemy case registered against 55 Christians in Pakistan
Blasphemy cases have been registered against 55 Christians in Pakistan who allegedly desecrated a Muslim graveyard.   On 4 September Murid Wala police registers the cases and arrested 14 Christians after raiding their houses.  The remaining accused fled the village  chak no 206 Tehsil Samandri, a district of Faisalabad Punjab.  As soon the victims’ families contacted CLAAS, a team left to help them. After speaking to the police, CLAAS came to know that the case was registered for an alleged desecration of a Muslim graveyard in the village, which created tension between Muslims and Christians.  Because of pressure form the local cleric and  Muslims, police registered the case under section 295C. 
Posted On: [09/09/2014 10:40:11]

Blasphemy law victim Zaffar Bhatti's case due to be heard in jail
The case of Zaffar Bhatti is due to be heard on August 25i n Adiala Jail, Rawalpini.  Zaffar, who is falsely charged under the blasphemy law, has been in the prison since September 2012, and now almost two years later his case is finally due to be heard.  A case was registered against him under 295-C of the  blasphemy law, and section 25-D telegraph for sending blasphemous text messages.
Posted On: [22/08/2014 13:19:59]