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  • Police arrest Pakistani Christian boy for alleged blasphemy against the Prophet

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    July 20, 2017   11:36 am

    A Pakistani Christian man has been arrested after allegations were made that he made blasphemous remarks against the Prophet. After arrested Shahzad Masih, 16, from Kharian, Gujrant police also registered a case against him under blasphemy section 295C. Shahzad is the elder son who has two younger brothers and a sister. He was then moved […]

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  • Three Pakistani Christian sewage workers suffocate to death while cleaning blocked pipe

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    July 20, 2017   11:33 am

    Three Pakistani Christian sewage workers have died of suffocation while cleaning a blocked sewage pipeline in southern Punjab. Saleem Masih, 50, Danish Masih, 20, and Nadeem Masih, 18, are believed to have been untrained and without any protective apparatus. On July 3 Saleem and Nadeem died shortly after jumping into the pipeline while Danish was […]

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  • Christian bicycle mechanic accused of blasphemy after argument with customer

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    June 27, 2017   9:54 pm

    A Christian bicycle mechanic has accused of breaking Pakistan’s Blasphemy Laws after an argument with a customer over payment. Ashfaq Masih from Green Town, Lahore, had repaired a bicycle for local resident Muhammad Ishtiaq. However when he asked Ishtiaq to pay the bill, the man responded by saying that he was a Sadhu (an ascetic […]

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  • Pakistani Police torture Christians, raiding their village

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    June 27, 2017   9:49 pm

    The police have allegedly tortured Christian residents of Father’s Colony in Kharian, Punjab. Local Christians claim the police assaulted Christian children, women and men, implicating them in false cases. After outcry from the Christians, the DPO Gujrat suspended Tanveer Abbas Bhatti SHO of Guliana Police Station. Details emerged that ASI Muhammad Azeem and his force […]

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  • Mashal’s killing premeditated: report finds no proof of blasphemy against Mashal

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    June 8, 2017   4:11 pm

    A 13-member joint investigation team (JIT) has concluded that the lynching of student Mashal Khan was premeditated and no proof was found that he had committed blasphemy. Instead its report concluded Mashal was a victim of a conspiracy hatched by some student leaders and university employees as blasphemy allegations levelled against him were baseless. According […]

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