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Darkness ahead
Indian Express

Darkness ahead

Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer was killed in 2011 by his own bodyguard for blasphemy. The murderer policeman was given the death sentence by a judge who then ran away from Pakistan to avoid being killed. A christian couple was burned to death in a ... Indian Express, 3 weeks ago

Meeting Salma Bhatti

It has been over three years that Pakistan lost a brave Christian citizen Shahbaz Bhatti for his relentless advocacy of human rights and in particular for wanting to correct discriminatory and anti-people laws that afflicts all Pakistanis Muslim or ...
 The Friday Times3 weeks ago
The Nation Pakistan

Protesters keep pressure on Maulana Aziz

Islamabad - A day after civil society activists staged an unprecedented protest against the radical head of Lal Masjid on Thursday, the anti-Taliban rally on Friday ballooned into a full fledge agitation after political leaders joined their hands ...
 The Nation Pakistan1 day ago Protestors keep the pressure on Maulana Aziz  The Nation Pakistan1 day ago

Only questions; no answers

The Pakistani Taliban on Tuesday attacked an army school in Peshawar and killed over 100 children, in a ghastly act of terrorism. Photo: Reuters How does one make sense of the violence in Peshawar? By what warped, depraved logic can killing ...
 Livemint.com4 days ago
Pakistan Today

Pakistan's blasphemy law goes Bollywood

Pakistan's blasphemy law has claimed its first Bollywood victim. On November 26,a court in Gilgit, Pakistan sentenced Mir Shakil ur-Rehman —the owner of Geo TV, the country's largest media group — Bollywood star Veena Malik, her husband Asad ...
 Human Rights Watch6 days ago Blasphemy in the name of God  Pakistan Today4 weeks ago Unequal before the law  The Express Tribune1 month ago More Victims of Pakistan's Draconian Blasphemy Laws  AINA1 month ago

Christian Perseverance

Meriam Ibrahim sat shackled in Khartoum's Omdurman Federal Women's Prison, sentenced to 100 lashes and death by hanging. Her 20-month-old son, Martin Wani, who shared her prison cell, was ill from the filth and the stress of the imprisonment. And ...
 New American1 week ago Asia Bibi: no release without international pressure, lawyer says  ChurchTimes2 weeks ago Pakistan's blasphemy laws explained  Gulf News3 weeks ago Pakistan: Christian Woman on Death Row for Blaspheming Muhammad Launches Appeal  International Business Times UK3 weeks ago
DAWN Group

Analysis: A Taliban in every mind

The Taliban are wrongly blamed for the bomb blasts in Pakistan, it is actually India that is responsible, says Pir Saifullah Khalid, the imam of a large madressah in Lahore. Much like the imam, the Punjab government and many politicians have been ...
 DAWN Group1 week ago

Pakistani media 'effectively under siege'

In what seems to be the latest development in a long-running dispute between Geo TV and Pakistani authorities, an anti-terrorism court (ATC) sentenced in absentia Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman, owner of Geo TV and its parent Jang Media Group, actress Veena ...
 Deutsche Welle3 weeks ago

Attacks against minorities a burning issue in Pakistan: Naek

UNITED NATIONS - A senior Pakistani lawmaker told a meeting of parliamentarians from around the world that violence against minorities in Pakistan was a burning issue, and urged the international community to support Islamabad's efforts to curb it. ...
 The Nation Pakistan4 weeks ago
The Express Tribune

Will it even help if I raise my voice for Shama and Shahzad?

Shama's father with her three children. PHOTO: EXPRESS TRIBUNE The Kot Radha Kishan case of lynching a Christian couple, Shahzad and Shama, is no longer breaking news. In fact, killing minorities has hardly ever been breaking news in ...
 The Express Tribune1 month ago
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