Tag: Blasphemy Law

Blasphemy laws in Pakistan make yet another victim

Blasphemy laws, which prohibit perceived insults against Islam, can be enforced with harsh punishments.

The voiceless victims of Pakistan’s blasphemy laws

The report provides the profiles of 25 current cases in which 29 Pakistani Christians sit charged with committing blasphemy.

Christian Youtuber in Indonesia arrested for blasphemy

The case highlights Indonesia’s abusive blasphemy law and how it can be employed to prosecute people criticising Islam.

Pakistani court acquits Christian couple on death row after blasphemy charges

Pakistan is among the worst countries in the world for Christian persecution due to Islamic extremist oppression.

Christian couple convicted of blasphemy “left to die” on death row in Pakistan

Pakistan remaisn one of the countries with the most severe persecution of Christians worldwide.

Pakistani Christian accused of blasphemy tortured into false confession

In Pakistan, false accusations of blasphemy are widespread and often motivated by personal vendettas or religious hatred.

The worsening of religious freedom continues in Pakistan

Blasphemy accusations which are so common in Pakistan, can lead to sentences of life in prison and even death.

Christians in Pakistan call on courts to stop the misuse of blasphemy laws

Blasphemy is a concept that ibeing interpreted very broadly and which often leads to terrible injustices.

Two young Christians charged with blasphemy based on false accusations

"I ask you to punish the two men under the blasphemy laws for having published and printed these texts," the prosecutor said.

Islamic leaders defended a Christian nurse, who was accused of blasphemy

"No one should be allowed to take justice into their own hands, nor to abuse the blasphemy laws."