Pakistan Blasphemy Case


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  • Man Gets Death Sentence Under Pakistan's Controversial Blasphemy Law

    Man Gets Death Sentence Under Pakistan's Controversial Blasphemy Law

    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.

  • Six Charged With Blasphemy in Pakistan

    Six Charged With Blasphemy in Pakistan

    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.

  • Pakistani police arrest professor on blasphemy charge

    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.

  • Pakistan quashes Christian girl 'blasphemy' case: lawyers

    A Pakistan court on Tuesday threw out all charges against a Christian girl accused of blasphemy in a case that drew international condemnation, lawyers said.

  • Witnesses in Pakistan blasphemy case turn hostile

    Witnesses in Pakistan blasphemy case turn hostile

    The three men who had accused a cleric of tampering evidence to implicate young Christian girl Rimsha Masih in a blasphemy case withdrew their statement on Monday, claiming they were tortured by police to testify against the imam.

  • Pakistan: In twist, Muslims accused of blasphemy

    Pakistan: In twist, Muslims accused of blasphemy

    A group of Muslims suspected of ransacking a Hindu temple in southern Pakistan may be charged with blasphemy, police said Sunday. The case is a rare twist on the use of the country's harsh blasphemy laws, which are more often invoked against supposed...

  • Pakistan 'blasphemy' girl's case sent to juvenile court

    Pakistan 'blasphemy' girl's case sent to juvenile court

    A judge on Monday ordered police to refer the case of a Pakistani Christian girl accused of blasphemy to a juvenile court, following a medical report that said she was 14. Rimsha Masih spent three weeks on remand in an adult jail after she was arrest...

  • Pakistan girl fears life in blasphemy case: Reports

    Pakistan girl fears life in blasphemy case: Reports

    A Christian family and their daughter, who was bailed after spending three weeks in a Pakistan jail on blasphemy charges, fear for their lives despite government promises to protect them, media reports said.

  • Pak blasphemy case: Christian girl moved to undisclosed place

    Pak blasphemy case: Christian girl moved to undisclosed place

    A young, mentally-challenged Christian girl accused of blasphemy has been moved from the police headquarters in the Pakistani capital to an undisclosed location for security reasons, days after she was granted bail in the controversial case that has ...

  • Pak blasphemy case: Judge grants bail to 11-year-old Christian girl at 1 million rupees

    Pak blasphemy case: Judge grants bail to 11-year-old Christian girl at 1 million rupees

    A Pakistani judge granted bail Friday to a young, mentally challenged Christian girl accused of insulting Islam for burning pages of the religion's holy book. Rights activists welcomed the decision after calling for her release since she was arrested...

  • Still no bail for Pakistan 'blasphemy' girl

    Still no bail for Pakistan 'blasphemy' girl

    A Pakistani court on Monday adjourned by another four days possible bail for a Christian girl accused of blasphemy in a case that has sparked international criticism.

  • Pak cleric arrested for framing 11-year-old in blasphemy case

    Pak cleric arrested for framing 11-year-old in blasphemy case

    The imam, Khalid Jadoon Chishti, appeared briefly in court on Sunday before he was sent to jail for a 14-day judicial remand.

  • Pakistan blasphemy case: Muslim cleric arrested for allegedly framing Christian girl

    Pakistan blasphemy case: Muslim cleric arrested for allegedly framing Christian girl

    Pakistani police have arrested a Muslim cleric on suspicion of planting evidence against a Christian girl accused of blasphemy, officers said on Sunday.

  • Blasphemy case evokes fear in Pakistan Christian town

    Blasphemy case evokes fear in Pakistan Christian town

    For Rafia Margaret, the case of a young Pakistani Christian girl accused of blasphemy rekindled horrifying memories of the day a furious mob smashed through her front door and torched her house.

  • Pakistani court extends remand of Christian girl

    Pakistani court extends remand of Christian girl

    A Pakistani court has extended by a fortnight the judicial remand of a minor Christian girl arrested on a charge of blasphemy. Rimsha Masih, who was arrested from the low-income Mehria Jaffar area on the outskirts of Islamabad on August 16, was prod...

  • Activists demand release of Pakistani girl in blasphemy case

    Activists demand release of Pakistani girl in blasphemy case

    A Pakistani court adjourned on Thursday a bail hearing for a Christian girl accused of defaming Islam, prompting human rights activists to make fresh calls for her release in a case that has drawn renewed criticism of the country's anti-blasphemy law...

  • Bail delayed in Christian blasphemy case in Pakistan

    Bail delayed in Christian blasphemy case in Pakistan

    A judge hearing the case of a Pakistani Christian girl accused of blasphemy has delayed a bail hearing after a lawyer challenged a medical report putting the girl's age at 14.

  • Girl arrested for blasphemy in Pakistan is 14 years old

    Girl arrested for blasphemy in Pakistan is 14 years old

    An official medical review of a Pakistani Christian girl accused of desecrating the Quran has determined that the girl is a minor, a lawyer for the girl said Tuesday. The finding, which means the girl will be tried in the juvenile court system, coul...

  • Madrassah student arrested on charges of blasphemy in Pakistan

    A madrassa student has been arrested on charges of blasphemy in Pakistan's Punjab province for allegedly burning pages of the Quran to save them from desecration, according to a media report today. Junaid Ahmed, 20, a student of a seminary attached t...

  • Prosecutor in Taseer murder case quits

    The prosecutor who was pursuing slain Punjab governor Salman Taseer's murder case in a Pakistani court has withdrawn from the case citing security concerns, a media report said Friday. Prosecutor Saiful Malook cited security concerns and lack of instructions from the government while withd...

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