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Faisalabad [Pakistan], April 10 (ANI): A Pakistan-based right group has condemned a brutal attack on two Christian nurses, who were falsely accused of committing blasphemy.
Updated : 6 days, 9 hours ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], April 8 (ANI): The controversial Blasphemy law in Pakistan, which long have been used to subjugate the minorities in the countries, is now being employed to silence women fighting for their rights.
Updated : 2 weeks ago IST
Washington DC [US], March 31 (ANI): USCIRF Commissioner Johnnie Moore has asked Pakistan to repeal its blasphemy laws following a local court's decision to order a police probe against the organisers of a march marking International Women's Day over allegations they committed blasphemy.
Updated : 3 weeks, 6 days ago IST
Karachi [Pakistan], March 18 (ANI): Pakistan Peoples' Party (PPP) chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Wednesday called the misuse of blasphemy laws to target Aurat March organisers as 'regrettable'.
Updated : 1 month, 1 week ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], March 6 (ANI): The way Pakistani member of the National Assembly Aamir Liaquat Husain used the image of Hindu deity to mock Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Sharif recently shows that the country's blasphemy law does not protect Hindus in the c
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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 : 1 month, 4 weeks 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 : 2 months, 1 week 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 : 3 months, 1 week 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 : 5 months, 1 week 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 : 6 months, 1 week 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 : 6 months, 3 weeks 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