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Righting The Wrongs Of Blasphemy Laws

Douglas M. Johnston, Ph.D. | Posted 01.21.2013 | Religion
Douglas M. Johnston, Ph.D.

Every civilization and every religion has experienced similar mob behavior and miscarriages of justice, but that is no excuse for the current misuse of the blasphemy laws that is taking place in Pakistan.

Blasphemy Case Against Christian Teen Dismissed

Reuters | Posted 01.19.2013 | Religion

ISLAMABAD, Nov 20 (Reuters) - A Pakistani court dismissed on Tuesday a blasphemy case against a Christian girl which had drawn international condemn...

Why Blasphemy Laws Are Not About Religion

Brandon G. Withrow | Posted 12.15.2012 | Religion
Brandon G. Withrow

Whether you are Pussy Riot locked away in a Russian prison for a "punk prayer" or 14-year old Rimsha Masih, arrested after being accused of burning the Quran, the sad reality is that religious protectionism without freedom of expression is always a tool for power.

Pakistan Must Repeal Its Blasphemy Laws

Farahnaz Ispahani | Posted 11.13.2012 | World
Farahnaz Ispahani

Pakistan's blasphemy laws are incompatible with its aspiration of being a modern, democratic, Muslim state respected by the international community.

A Pakistani Christian Girl Faces Great Injustice

Tahira Ammar | Posted 11.10.2012 | Teen
Tahira Ammar

As a Muslim girl in the US, I'm appalled at the plight of a Christian girl charged with blasphemy in Pakistan. How can Muslims abuse minorities in their countries and expect to be respected in the West?

PHOTOS: Accused Pakistani Christian Girl Released In Unbelievable Helicopter Lift

Reuters | Posted 11.08.2012 | Religion

Sept 8 (Reuters) - A Pakistani military helicopter plucked a young Christian girl accused of blasphemy from a prison yard on Saturday and flew her t...

In The Name Of Islam, Release The Christian Girl

Daisy Khan | Posted 10.27.2012 | Religion
Daisy Khan

It is not Islam or Islamic law that led this imam and his community to mistreat a young, helpless girl the way they have. It is ignorance.

Who Benefits From Pakistan's Blasphemy Law?

Malik Siraj Akbar | Posted 10.23.2012 | World
Malik Siraj Akbar

Pakistan has made almost no progress in reforming its deeply flawed law involving blasphemy. Such laws, on the one hand, discriminate against religious minorities and, on the other hand, further deepen religious intolerance in Pakistani society.

Muslims Condemn Blasphemy Charges Against Christian Girl In Pakistan

Mike Ghouse | Posted 10.21.2012 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

We ask the people of Pakistan to seriously debatethe blasphemy laws. Islam is about free will and we need to stand against any oppression towards any human being following in the footsteps of the prophet.