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Saturday, Oct 31, 2020

Blasphemy law

Aug 14, 2020 18:01
Singer Sona Mohapatra lists the changes she’d like see in the country on the eve of its 74th Independence Day read more
Jul 30, 2020 13:06
Tahir Ahmad Naseem, from the minority Ahmadi community, was shot dead in a courtroom in Peshawar on Wednesday. He was on trial for blasphemy for allegedly claiming to be a prophet. read more
Dec 15, 2019 12:28
An earlier version of this ANI report had incorrectly attributed the report to ‘UN Commission on the Status of Women’. The commission has clarified that this is not a UN report and is authored by the NGO ‘Christian Solidarity Worldwide’. read more
May 28, 2019 10:14
The doctor, identified as Ramesh Kumar, was taken into custody while angry protestors set fire to shops owned by Hindus and burnt tyres on road in Phuladyon town in Mirpurkhas district in the province, media reports said. read more
Nov 08, 2018 09:49
Asia Bibi, who was acquitted of blasphemy after spending eight years on death row, has been freed from jail read more
Oct 16, 2018 11:53
The representatives of around 13 outfits submitted a memorandum to deputy commissioner (DC) Ghanshyam Thori and demanded that the amendment should be cancelled with immediate effect. read more
Oct 08, 2018 11:13
In 2009, Aasia Bibi went to get water for her and her fellow farmworkers. After she took a sip, some of the Muslim women reportedly became angry that a Christian had drunk from the same container. Five days later, a mob accused her of blasphemy. She... read more
Sep 21, 2018 17:54
The Punjab government’s proposed Section 295AA is not only about violating individuals’ rights to freedom of speech and expression, but about the broader question about “the kind of democracy that we have proclaimed ourselves to be.” read more
Aug 24, 2018 11:03
Going a step ahead over the previous version of the Bill by proposing life-term for sacrilege of all religious texts hints at the Punjab Congress’s attempt to score the political brownie points. read more
Aug 07, 2018 01:11
Sindhi artist Qutub Rind was killed under false charges of blasphemy in Lahore, his family has said, accusing local police of being unwilling to act in the matter. read more
Apr 16, 2018 20:49
The Human Rights Commission at the launch of its annual report, State of Human Rights in 2017 — dedicated to the late activist Asma Jahangir says people continue to disappear in Pakistan read more