• Pakistani Christian man arrested on suspicion of blasphemy


    July 4, 2019   1:26 pm

    A Pakistani Christian man has been arrested and interrogates after being accused of blasphemy. Police registered a case against Saleem Masih, 28, under section 295-B of the Pakistan Penal Code Saleem is a resident of Shantinagar, the Village that was attacked by Muslims on February 06, 1997 and is still reeling from the nightmare. The […]

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  • Pakistan dismisses US Religious Freedom Report

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    July 1, 2019   10:18 am

    Pakistan has rejected America’s findings on international religious freedoms. On Friday it dismissed the US State Department’s section on Pakistan was unsubstantiated and based on biased assertions. A statement from Pakistan’s Foreign Office said it does not support it does not such reports that make observations on the internal affairs of sovereign states. According to […]

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  • Pakistani man sentenced to death over blasphemy


    July 1, 2019   10:15 am

    A Pakistani man has been sentenced to death under the blasphemy law. The sessions court in Lahore handed Saleem the death penalty and fined him Rs200,000. The charges related to an incident in 2016, when police filed a first information report again him under Section 295-C of the Pakistan Penal Code after Saleem was accused […]

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  • 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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