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By The Dispatch On Friday, December 14th, 2018
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Pakistan: Christian brothers, Qasir and Amoon, sentenced to death under blasphemy laws after website posts

Pakistani Christian brothers Qasir and Amoon have been sentenced to death after being accused of blasphemy. The court of Mr. Javed Iqbal Bosal Additional Sessions Judge of Talagang District Jhelum. photo Kauhajoki.vaakuna.svg The More...

By Nasir Saeed On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Human Rights Day: Pakistan should challenge the blasphemy laws, not entrench them

The Centre for Legal Aid, Assistance and Settlement (CLAAS-UK) is calling upon the Pakistani Government to take steps to end the misuse of the Blasphemy Laws. The Pakistani Government should use Human Rights Day More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, November 26th, 2018
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Police arrest Khadim Hussain Rizvi, Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan Party leader, heading Asia Bibi protests

(International Christian Concern) –Authorities in Pakistan have arrested the leader of the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan Party, Khadim Hussain Rizvi. Rizvi was responsible for organizing the violent and nationwide More...

By Nasir Saeed On Monday, November 26th, 2018
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CLAAS requests prayers for Sawan Masih’s release

Sawan Masih has been on death row since 2014, and his appeal is fixed to be heard on November 27 by the divisional bench before the Lahore High Court. Sawan Masih was accused by his Muslim friend Shahid Imran of More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, November 5th, 2018
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Seven Christians in India Beaten with Hockey Sticks

(International Christian Concern) –Seven Christians in Agra, a city located in India’s Uttar Pradesh state, were attacked and beaten with hockey sticks by dozens of Bajrang Dal and VHP hardline activists. To More...

By Nasir Saeed On Friday, November 2nd, 2018
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Pakistan Christians living in fear as Asia Bibi’s acquittal sparks protests by Muslim extremists

The hardliners’ protests following the supreme court’s verdict to acquit Asia Bibi continue. Many roads of all major cities are closed and barricaded, and police and rangers are patrolling to monitor and control More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, October 27th, 2018
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Pakistan: Mentally Disabled Christian, Yaqoob Bashir Sentenced to Life in Prison

(International Christian Concern) –On September 28, Yaqoob Bashir, a 25-year-old mentally disabled Pakistani Christian, was sentenced to life in prison by the Session and District Court of Mirpurkhas for allegedly More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 26th, 2018
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Nusrat Shaheen, Head Teacher in Pakistan suspended following assault on Christian Student

(International Christian Concern) –Authorities in Pakistan suspended the head teacher of the Government Boys Primary School of District Attock, Punjab Province for assaulting a Christian student and abusing that More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 26th, 2018
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Will the UN speak up for Asia Bibi?

The front page of the United Nations’ website  features an article entitled, “French full-body veil ban, violated women’s freedom of religion: UN Human Rights Committee.” In 2012, two French Muslim women More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 17th, 2018
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Maryland Rep Jamie Raskin calls for global repeal of blasphemy, heresy, and apostasy laws

(International Christian Concern) –Representative Jamie Raskin (D-MD) has introduced a resolution in the House of Representatives, calling for the global repeal of blasphemy, heresy, and apostasy laws. The legislation More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 12th, 2018
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ADF briefs EU on religious persecution in India: anti-conversion, blasphemy laws are restricting religious freedom

On 10 October 2018, ADF International co-hosted a briefing for Members of the European Parliament on “Religious Persecution and the Human Rights Project.” The event is part of the international “I’m Human, More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 8th, 2018
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Pakistani court frees Asia Bibi, lifts death sentence, acquitting the Christian woman

(International Christian Concern) –International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that the final appeal for Asia Bibi, a Christian woman sentenced to death for allegedly committing blasphemy against the prophet More...

By Nasir Saeed On Thursday, August 9th, 2018
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Pakistani Christian Farhan Aziz charged with sending ‘blasphemous’ text in Gujranwala

Pakistani Christian, Farhan Aziz, 25, of Muslim Town, Gujranwala was charged under blasphemy law 295 – C of Pakistan Penal Code and section of Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act 2016 10 (a) (b) on August 2. photo More...

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 Nasir Saeed On Monday, January 23rd, 2017
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CLAAS requests prayers for the Pakistani politicians initiating a debate to amend the blasphemy law

Nasir Saeed, Director CLAAS-UK has sent a special request to churches and individuals, asking them to pray for Senator Farhatullah Baber and other members of the Senate Committee on Human Rights in Pakistan, who are 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 Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 29th, 2016
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King Abdullah talks Islamic State war, US not understanding ‘the rules’ as the battle headed to Libya

Speaking in an interview with CBS’ 60 Minutes in Amman, King Abdullah the Second Bin Al Hussein said the world needs to adopt a “global perspective” in combating Muslim terrorists in both the Middle 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...


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