Pages tagged with Blasphemy Laws

This morning, November 4, 2014, a Christian couple and their unborn child were burnt alive over a blasphemy accusation. They leave behind three children. Pakistan's blasphemy laws have long been in contention, but it seems that many are engaging in vigilante justice as well.
"Blasphemy" is Asia Bibi's only voice to the outside world. A short read, it is a glimpse into her thoughts and emotions as she waits, condemned to death by hanging for her religious beliefs. Much has passed since the writing of this book, but it is worth the read.
This article explains what Blasphemy of the Holy Spirit is and how it happens.
Saudi editor who ran a website on the net is arrested for blasphemy, a crime that carries the death penality in Arabia. Its like going back to ancient times
The Killing of Governor Salman Taseer for going against hard line Islamic militancy is a sad pointer to the power of the Mullah with his gun in Pakistan
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