blasphemy law

In this Thursday, March 13, 2014 photo, Pakistani Christians walk by tents where they took shelter after their homes were damaged by an angry Muslim mob in a Christian neighborhood, in Lahore, Pakistan. Pakistan’s blasphemy law has become a potent weapon in the arsenal of Muslim extremists, who use it against adherents of minority religions. (AP Photo/Nathalie Bardou)

Pakistani Christian gets death in blasphemy case

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A court convicted a Pakistani Christian man and sentenced him to death Thursday in a blasphemy case that sparked a riot last year in the eastern city of Lahore, according to […]

03/27/2014

Fearful Pakistani Christians make home in forest

ISLAMABAD (AP) – In the middle of a forest in Pakistan‘s capital, about 100 Christians are sleeping on the ground and building a church out of branches after fleeing their neighborhood when a Christian girl […]

08/27/2012

Pakistanis kill man accused of insulting Quran

(AP) – A Pakistani police official says thousands of people beat a man to death, then burned his corpse after he was accused of desecrating Islam’s holy book. Local officer Mohammed Azhar Gujar said Wednesday […]

07/05/2012