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By Laura Jones On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
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Pakistan Court denies Asia Bibi’s appeal in Sharia Law, blasphemy case

The Supreme Court of Pakistan has turned down the request for an early hearing of the case of a Christian mother sentenced to death for blasphemy, despite the increases in calls for injustice by supporters and More...

By Nasir Saeed On Monday, April 24th, 2017
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CLAAS welcomes Pakistani Parliament’s calls for reform of blasphemy laws after student’s killing

CLAAS has welcomed calls from the Pakistani Parliament to reform the country’s controversial blasphemy laws. It comes after a university student was killed by a mob on April 14 after being accused of the offence More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, February 6th, 2017
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Liberty Counsel asks ‘Where is the outrage on travel bans against Jews’

The executive order signed by President Trump last week, which temporarily halts for 90 days nationals of seven countries from entering the United States, has generated an uproar by some. Yet, why are the same people More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, January 12th, 2017
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Christian persecution: North Korea tops list for 16th straight year

For the sixteenth straight consecutive year, essentially this whole century to date, North Korea was ranked the most hostile against Christians, according to the Open Doors 2017 World Watch List published earlier More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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New Jersey’s Chris Smith, Syrian Christian refugee set to join Open Doors USA for 2017 World Watch List of countries dangerous for Christians

On Wednesday, Jan. 11, at 9 a.m. ET at the National Press Club in Washington, Open Doors USA will announce its 2017 World Watch List, a ranking of the top 50 countries where it is most dangerous and difficult to More...

By Nasir Saeed On Monday, January 9th, 2017
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Pakistan: Evangelist Babu Shahbaz charged for allegedly committing blasphemy

Babu Shahbaz, a Christian form Kamahan village, Lahore has been arrested by police after allegedly committing blasphemy. On December 30, 2016 Nishtar Colony Police Station, Lahore registered FIR No. 1906/16, offence More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, September 20th, 2016
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Ahmad Khan Rahami’s wife arrested in UAE as radicalized past becoming clearer

Authorities investigating the New York and New Jersey bomb attacks by Ahmad Khan Rahami offered vague remarks regarding the man “having been radicalized” and confirmed that his Pakistani wife was detained More...

By Laura Jones On Sunday, July 24th, 2016
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Franklin Graham speaks about the ‘justified violence’ against non-Muslims

Rev. Franklin Graham’s recent  op-ed for USA Today voices the fears about Islamists, those supporting Sharia Law and jihadists. Graham references a Pew Research Center survey which found that seven percent More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, July 16th, 2016
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Pakistani superhero cartoon to cost US taxpayers $1.25 million

In the latest edition of ‘The Waste Report,’ Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul highlights the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), a State Department agency, advertising a grant of $1.25 More...

By Nasir Saeed On Thursday, July 14th, 2016
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Pakistan: Christian man charged with blasphemy over WhatsApp poem

A Christian man has been charged under blasphemy law section 295-C, which has a mandatory death penalty, for allegedly sending his Muslim friend a poem on Whatsapp that was considered insulting and derogatory towards More...

By Nasir Saeed On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016
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Five Pakistani Christians cleared of blasphemy charges

On Monday, an anti-terrorist court acquitted five Christians of blasphemy charges, while two were jailed for six months under the blasphemy law and anti-terrorist act. The case was registered on August 16 last More...

By Nasir Saeed On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016
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CLAAS speaks out against ‘shameful treatment’ of Pakistani Christian leaders

CLAAS has expressed its grave concerns over the growing misbehaviour towards and shameful treatment of the Pakistani Christian religious leadership. On Sunday 12 June Muslim head constable Amir Abdullah hurried More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 13th, 2016
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Omar Mateen’s father, Seddique Mir Mateen says son ‘not radicalized’ and talks punishing gays

The father of Orlando nightclub shooter Omar Mateen, Seddique Mir Mateen, opened up about his “good son” in a series of new interviews, and claiming that the Islamic State loyalist was not “radicalized” More...

By Nasir Saeed On Friday, May 27th, 2016
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Pakistan blasphemy case against Christian man, Usman Liaqat, makes three this month, a dangerous growing trend

A Pakistani Christian man has been missing since local Muslims accused him of committing blasphemy. Usman Liaqat, who works at an automobile company, has not been seen since he was accused of making a blasphemous More...

By Nasir Saeed On Thursday, May 19th, 2016
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Mob targets Pakistani Christian seamstress for ‘sitting on Islamic script,’ narrowly escapes blasphemy accusation

A Pakistani Christian seamstress narrowly avoided a blasphemy accusation after the timely intervention of a senior police officer. Sonia, a resident of Gujrat, Punjab, barely escaped the horror of such an accusation More...

By Nasir Saeed On Thursday, May 19th, 2016
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Pakistani Christian boy, Suleman Hadayat Maish by his employer and then made to look like suicide

A 14-year-old Pakistani Christian boy was killed and then hanged to make locals think he had committed suicide. Suleman Hadayat Maish was murdered by his aggressive employer on May 8, in Chehl Kalan village in Gujranwala, More...

By Nasir Saeed On Thursday, May 19th, 2016
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Bilawal Bhutto Zardari expresses concerns over treatment of Christians in Mandi Bahauddin

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party, has expressed grave concern over the volatile situation in Mandi Bahauddin where extremist groups have been inciting violence against Christians. He said More...

By Nasir Saeed On Thursday, May 19th, 2016
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Mariam Mushtaq, Pakistani woman, abducted while walking with her 11-year-old brother

A 24-year-old Pakistani Christian woman was abducted by four people as she walked with her 11-year-old brother. Marriam Mushtaq was snatched by four unidentified suspects in on May 12 in Bahar Colony, Lahore. For More...

By Nasir Saeed On Thursday, May 19th, 2016
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Pakistani Christian boy, Imran, accused of blasphemy for watching anti-Islam video, $10K bounty offered for his killing

A Christian boy working as joiner at a health care centre has fled his home after learning that Muslim religious scholars had issued a fatwa (Islamic decree) against him for committing blasphemy, and that he is More...

By Zach Jones On Saturday, April 2nd, 2016
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Update Easter massacre in Pakistan: funerals, chaos, recovery

The bomb killed at least 74 people and injured more than 300, with BBC reporting more updates. It was the deadliest terror attack in the history of Punjab, Pakistan’s most populous, and most Christian, state. More...


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