World | Reuters | Wednesday December 3, 2014
Pakistan police said today that they were investigating blasphemy allegations against a man dubbed the "Disco Mullah" who quit a career in pop music to become a preacher.
World | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With inputs from agencies) | Wednesday November 26, 2014
Reacting to a court's decision of sentencing her to 26 years in prison for blasphemy, Pakistani actor Veena Malik today said she has done nothing wrong and will appeal against the verdict in higher courts.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday November 26, 2014
A Pakistan court on Tuesday sentenced the owner of the country's biggest media group to 26 years in prison for broadcasting a show it said was blasphemous.
World | mid-day.com | Wednesday November 26, 2014
An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan on Tuesday awarded 26-year jail term to owner of the country's major media group for airing "blasphemous contents" during a TV programme.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday November 6, 2014
A Pakistani policeman used an axe to kill a man arrested for allegedly committing blasphemy, officials said on Thursday, days after an enraged mob murdered a Christian couple accused of the same crime.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday November 4, 2014
Police in Pakistan say a mob has beaten to death a Christian couple and burned their bodies in a brick kiln where they worked, over them allegedly desecrating the Quran.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 15, 2014
A court in Pakistan has passed a death sentence on a man convicted under controversial blasphemy laws of insulting the Prophet Mohammed, lawyers said on Tuesday.
World | Press Trust of India | Monday July 14, 2014
A 35-year-old man was today sentenced to death under Pakistan's controversial blasphemy law, in the latest case highlighting religious intolerance in the country.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 17, 2014
A man from a minority Islamic sect facing blasphemy charges was murdered in a police station in central Pakistan on Friday night, officials said.
World | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 14, 2014
Six persons from the minority Ahmadi community in Pakistan have been charged with blasphemy for allegedly tearing an Islamic calender, In the latest case to highlight growing intolerance in the country.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 10, 2014
The United States Friday called on Pakistan to investigate the killing of a lawyer shot dead for defending a university lecturer accused of blasphemy under strict laws against defaming Islam.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 10, 2014
The United States on Friday called on Pakistan to investigate the killing of a lawyer shot dead for defending a university lecturer accused of blasphemy under strict laws against defaming Islam.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday April 5, 2014
A court in eastern Pakistan has sentenced a Christian couple to death for sending a blasphemous text message insulting to the Prophet Mohammed, their lawyer said on Saturday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday January 24, 2014
A court in Pakistan has sentenced a British man to death for blasphemy for claiming to be a prophet of Islam, a prosecutor and police said on Friday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday September 4, 2013
Pakistani police have arrested a woman on blasphemy charges after she allegedly called herself a prophet of Islam, police said.
World | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 17, 2013
Pakistani authorities have acknowledged for the first time that the country has no technology to block blasphemous contents on websites, including videos posted on YouTube.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday June 30, 2013
A Pakistani Christian girl who was arrested for alleged blasphemy last year and forced into hiding for fear of her life has moved to Canada, an activist said today.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday May 8, 2013
Thousands of security officers patrolled the streets of Bangladesh's capital on Wednesday trying to prevent violence during a general strike called by 18 opposition parties.
World | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 10, 2013
About 50 people have been arrested in eastern Pakistani city after a mob torched over 150 homes of the minority Christian community in search of an alleged blasphemer.
World | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 9, 2013
A mob went on the rampage in a Christian-dominated neighbourhood in this eastern Pakistani city on Saturday following reports that a Christian man had committed blasphemy, burning scores of houses and driving out about 150 families.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday February 24, 2013
Bangladesh police fired live rounds on Sunday in clashes with Islamists demanding the execution of bloggers they accuse of blasphemy, killing at least three protesters and injuring dozens.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday February 21, 2013
Pakistan police are investigating the country's ambassador to the United States for allegedly committing blasphemy in a television show three years ago, officers said on Thursday.
World | Reuters | Saturday December 22, 2012
A mob broke into a Pakistani police station and burnt a man accused of desecrating the Quran alive, police said Saturday, in the latest violence focusing attention on the country's blasphemy laws.
World | Press Trust of India | Monday December 10, 2012
Police in the Pakistani capital have arrested a professor on a charge of blasphemy after hundreds of people, including clerics and seminary students, joined a protest and demanded the registration of a case against him.