• UN Assembly passes resolution to mark day commemorating violence based on religion


    May 30, 2019   11:16 pm

    An International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief will be marked on August 22. Adopting a resolution to mark the day, the UN General Assembly is inviting all countries, U.N. agencies, civil society, and individuals to observe the event. The resolution expresses concern about continuing acts of intolerance […]

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  • Two men acquitted of burning Pakistani Christian couple alive


    May 16, 2019   8:09 pm

    Two men accused of burning a Pakistani Christian couple alive have been cleared of being involved in their deaths. On Thursday the Lahore High Court acquitted the men in relation to the 2014 killing of Shahzad and Shama Masih in Kot Radha Kishan. The couple were burned alive in a brick kiln by a frenzied […]

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  • Petition calling for the Bible to be made part the of curriculum moved in Pakistani High Court


    May 13, 2019   7:57 pm

    A petition calling for the Bible to be included in the curriculum for Christian children who are studying in government educational institutions has been moved in the Islamabad High Court. The petitioner, Anil Mansoor, told the court Islamic study is a compulsory subject for all students from first to eighth grade, but that thousands of […]

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  • Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi has finally left the country.

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    May 13, 2019   7:52 pm

    After spending eight years on death row, she had to wait six months in hiding after being acquitted of blasphemy charges. But Bibi is now believed to have joined her family in Canada. Protests by radical extremists erupted across Pakistan after her death sentence was overturned and she was cleared of blasphemy charges, meaning she […]

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  • Police release young Pakistani Christian man charged with blasphemy


    May 1, 2019   5:55 pm

    A young Pakistani Christian man has been cleared of blasphemy and released from police custody. Farhan Aziz Masih, of Muslim town, Gujranwala, was charged with blasphemy and has been cleared and released by police on April 30th. Farhan was accused of committing blasphemy by his next-door neighbour, and local police charged him under 295-C which […]

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