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  • 57 people charged under blasphemy in connection with Mashal Khan case

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    September 20, 2017   11:27 am

    Fifty-seven people have been charged by the Pakistani anti-terrorism court in connection with the lynching of Mashal Khan. Khan, 23, who was a student at Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan was shot dead and attacked by a mob on April 13 after he was accused of posting blasphemous material online. Graphic videos of the killing […]

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  • Pakistani Christian given death penalty for alleged blasphemous WhatsApp message

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    September 15, 2017   7:08 pm

    A Pakistani Christian man has been sentenced to death after he was accused of sending a Muslim friend a blasphemous Whatsapp message. On July 10 last year Yasir Bashir accused Nadeem James of sending him over a poem that included derogatory remarks against the Prophet Mohamed and other holy figures. Later that day the police […]

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  • Puran Pura’s Christians resolve their church issue with CLAAS’ support

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    September 15, 2017   7:05 pm

    Tensions have been growing in the village of Puran Pura, Komokey District Gujranwala, Punjab, after a conflict between the local Christians and Muslims of the village over the issue of church property. A Muslim Dogar family belongs to political party Tehreek-e-Insaf and during the election campaign in 2013 they wanted support from the Christian community. […]

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  • Situation for Christians in Khushab calms down after police involvement

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    September 12, 2017   3:52 pm

    Christian villagers have been facing threats of a possible attack from local Muslims amid amplified tensions between them. Details have emerged that Christians in villages number 36, 37 and 38 located in Division Quaid Abad of District Khushab are imperilled as they anticipate retaliatory action from Muslims. The clashes begun after local Christian boy Sunil […]

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  • Christian student beaten to death by Muslim classmate

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    September 12, 2017   3:42 pm

    A young Pakistani Chrisitan student has been brutally beaten to death by a Muslim classmate. Sharoon Masih was killed by Ahmed Raza, at MC Model Boys Government High School Burewala, District Vehari, southern Punjab on August 30, 2017. He was the lone Christian student of 9th grade and had recently joined the school. On the […]

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