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Lahore [Pakistan], February 18 (ANI): Two Christians in Pakistan have been charged with blasphemy for their alleged insulting remarks against Islam's holy book and the Prophet.
Updated : 2 weeks, 2 days ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], February 14 (ANI): Tabitha Nazir Gill, a Christian nurse working at Sobhraj Maternity Hospital in Pakistan's Karachi, was beaten by her Muslim colleagues on January 28, accusing her of blasphemy.
Updated : 3 weeks, 4 days ago IST
Karachi [Pakistan], February 5 (ANI): A human rights group has condemned the brutal attack and false accusation of blasphemy on Tabitha Nazir Gill, a Christian, gospel singer, and nurse at Sobhraj Maternity Hospital in Karachi.
Updated : 1 month, 3 weeks ago IST
Washington [US], January 07 (ANI): United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) Commissioner James W. Carr on Thursday announced his adoption of Ramzan Bibi, an Ahmadi woman detained in Pakistan under the controversial blasphemy law, through the Religious Prisoners of
Updated : 3 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Washington [US], November 8 (ANI): Pakistan's presence in the United Nations Human Rights Council is "intolerable" given its rights record, said Geneva-based NGO UN Watch, adding that religious minorities in the south Asian country suffer from discrimination, sectarian violence and forced co
Updated : 4 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Washington [US], October 8 (ANI): Human Rights Focus Pakistan (HRFP) hailed the Lahore High Court (LHC) verdict of acquitting Sawan Masih, a Christian man on death row from the last eight years.
Updated : 5 months, 1 week ago IST
Dhaka [Bangladesh], September 24 (ANI): The Bangladesh Christian Association has expressed grave concerns over the persecution of Christians and other minorities in Pakistan and demanded that the Imran Khan-led government should repeal the blasphemy law, and release people, who have been
Updated : 6 months, 4 weeks ago IST
Islamabad (Pakistan), August 5 (ANI): An image of the Peshawar Police, Elite Force squad posing for a group selfie with Faisal also known as Khalid, who last week killed American citizen Tahir Ahmad Naseem inside Pakistan's courtroom has gone viral on social media.
Updated : 7 months ago IST
Washington D.C. [US], July 31 (ANI): Expressing shock and outrage over the killing of an American citizen inside Pakistani courtroom, US on Thursday (local time) asked Pakistan to "immediately reform its often abused blasphemy laws and its court system, which allow such abuses to occur."<
Washington [US], July 30 (ANI): Terming the killing of an American citizen in Pakistan's courtroom as a "shameful tragedy", the US State Department has called on Islamabad to take immediate action and institute reforms to prevent similar incidents in future.
Peshawar [Pakistan], July 29 (ANI): A man belonging to the minority Ahmadi community, Tahir Ahmad, who was on trial for blasphemy, was shot dead in a courtroom in Peshawar on Wednesday.
Updated : 7 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], July 14 (ANI): Pakistan's former minister of Foreign Affairs and PML (N) stalwart Khawaja Asif is facing blasphemy charges for speaking against the religious inequality in the country.