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Associated Press | Tuesday May 7, 2013
In majority Muslim Pakistan, religious minorities say democracy is killing them. Intolerance has been on the rise for the past five years under Pakistan's democratically elected government because of the growing violence of Islamic radicals, who are...
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.
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.
Press Trust of India | Thursday December 27, 2012
A Christian girl was shot dead by unidentified persons in her house in the capital of Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province on Wednesday, police said.
Associated Press | Tuesday November 20, 2012
A Pakistani court on Tuesday acquitted the Christian girl who was accused of blasphemy over the burning of the Muslim holy book in August this year.
Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 20, 2012
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.
Press Trust of India | Monday October 15, 2012
Leaders of the minority Christian community in the restive Khyber tribal region of northwest Pakistan have alleged that some 30 families were directed to leave their homes inside an army camp where they have lived for decades.
Press Trust of India | Thursday October 11, 2012
A mob led by Islamic clerics ransacked the home of a teenage Christian boy in Pakistan's Karachi city and set fire to furniture and some other household articles after he was accused of sending text messages with blasphemous content, a media report s...
Press Trust of India | Monday October 1, 2012
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.
Agence France-Presse | Monday September 24, 2012
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...
Press Trust of India | Sunday September 23, 2012
A mob of hundreds of Muslim men attacked and burnt an 82-year-old church and an adjoining school in northwest Pakistan during a protest against an anti-Islam film, sparking concerns among the minority Christian community.
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday September 12, 2012
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.
Press Trust Of India | Tuesday September 11, 2012
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 ...
Reuters | Sunday September 9, 2012
A Pakistani military helicopter plucked a young Christian girl accused of blasphemy from a prison yard on Saturday and flew her to a secret location after she was granted bail.
Associated Press | Sunday September 9, 2012
A young Christian girl accused of burning pages of Islam's holy book was freed Saturday from a jail near the capital where she had been held for three weeks, a Pakistani jail official said.