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  • Pakistani Parliament calls for reform of blasphemy laws after lynching of student.

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    April 22, 2017   7:50 pm

    There have been fresh calls within Pakistan’s Parliament to reform the nation’s Blasphemy Laws. The resolution follows the mob-killing of a student earlier this month. Pakistan’s top court is investigating the murder of the journalism student from Abdul Wali Khan University in North-West Pakistan, for promoting ‘blasphemous’ content on social media. The student had not […]

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  • Pakistan National Assembly passes compulsory Islamic study bill

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    April 22, 2017   7:46 pm

    The Pakistan National Assembly has passed ‘The Compulsory Teaching of the Holy Quran Bill, 2017′. It makes it compulsory for Muslim students from class 1 to 12 in all educational institutions to be taught the Holy Quran. The bill will make the teaching of the entire Naazrah Quran in years 1 to 5, and translation of the entire […]

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  • Easter church terror attack foiled in Pakistan

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    April 20, 2017   4:55 pm

    A Pakistani woman has been arrested after she allegedly plotted with two men to carry out an Easter terror attack on a church. The army said on Monday that it captured a medical student, identified as Noreen Leghari, who admitted she was part of a planned attack on an unnamed church. At a news briefing […]

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  • Pakistani Christian man burnt with iron for befriending Muslim woman

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    April 20, 2017   4:31 pm

    A Pakistani Christian man has been tortured with hot iron rods for befriending a Muslim woman. Ansar Masih, 21, was reportedly attacked on April 1 in Sheikhupura by the woman’s father and two brothers, whom he has filed a police report against. Their family has since pressured him to withdraw the complaint. The police report […]

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  • Pakistani Christian man burnt to death in Uggoki, Sialkot

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    April 12, 2017   11:19 am

    On April 4, 2017, Ameen Masih, 45, was locked in his house and burnt to death by two shop owners and their accomplices, for not paying the instalments for the goods he got from the shop in Uggoki, Sialkot. According to eyewitness Khalid Yousaf, Ameen bought electronic appliances worth Rs. 350,000 from Afzal Electronics and […]

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