Dangers of having a Blasphemy Law

In response to the comments to articles about the position of women in Islam, only Lahori-Ahmadis replied and defended Islam. This is because in our organisation we openly discuss such matters whereas in other mosques it is a taboo and in Muslim majority countries forbidden by Blasphemy Laws. Audio: Video: https://youtu.be/daP6fKljb8w

Lawyer Group Behind Spike in Blasphemy Cases in Pakistan

From Reuters A little-known alliance of hundreds of lawyers in Pakistan is behind the rise in prosecutions for blasphemy, a crime punishable by death that goes to the heart of an ideological clash between reformers and religious conservatives. The group, whose name translates as The Movement for the Finality of the Prophethood, offers free legal … Continue reading Lawyer Group Behind Spike in Blasphemy Cases in Pakistan

Hindu temple set on fire in Pakistan over blasphemy

(Reuters) - Hundreds of angry Pakistanis attacked a Hindu temple and set it on fire in southern Pakistan overnight following a rumour that a member of the Hindu community had desecrated the Koran, police and community leaders said on Sunday. The incident took place just before midnight on Saturday 15th March after locals in Larkana … Continue reading Hindu temple set on fire in Pakistan over blasphemy

Christian Families Flee Pakistan Over ‘Blasphemy’ Accusations

There was uncertainty Monday, September 16, about the whereabouts of dozens of Christian families who fled their homes in a village near the Pakistani city of Lahore after a local pastor was accused of blasphemy against Islam’s Prophet Muhammad, representatives said. Minority Christians pay a high price for their faith in Christ, rights activists say. … Continue reading Christian Families Flee Pakistan Over ‘Blasphemy’ Accusations

Pakistan courts acquit Sunni cleric in blasphemy case

In an almost predictable turn of events the Sunni courts in Pakistan have cleared a Sunni cleric who was charged under the notorious Blasphemy laws. A Pakistan court on Saturday acquitted a Muslim cleric who accused a Christian girl of blasphemy before he himself was arrested on similar charges, a lawyer said. The girl, Rimsha … Continue reading Pakistan courts acquit Sunni cleric in blasphemy case

Pakistan’s religious minorities suffer under blasphemy laws

Aasia Bibi, a 45-year-old mother of five children from Pakistan, is facing execution for her religious beliefs. Despite international outcry over her sentence, Aasia remains in an isolation cell in a jail in Punjab, a state in the northwest of Pakistan. Bibi’s story began in June, 2009, when she was living in the tiny village … Continue reading Pakistan’s religious minorities suffer under blasphemy laws