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Pakistan PM condemns Islamophobic Charlie...

Imran Khan condemns Islamophobic...

South Asia

Sat, Sep 26 2020

Charlie Hebdo has repeatedly stirred anger in the Islamic world by publishing cartoons of the Prophet...

Thousands protest in Pakistan over reprinting...

Protest in Pakistan over reprinting...

South Asia

Sat, Sep 5 2020

Similar rallies held in Pakistan in 2015 turned violent, with scores injured as police clashed with protesters...

'Holy warrior' selfies: Pakistan teen...

Pakistan teen feted for killing US blasphemy...

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Mon, Aug 10 2020

US called on Pakistan to reform its blasphemy laws and prosecuting Naseem's killing

Pakistan blasphemy: Gunman shoots accused...

Pakistan blasphemy: Gunman shoots accused...

South Asia

Thu, Jul 30 2020

Human rights groups say Pakistan's hardline blasphemy laws disproportionately target minority communities...

Man accused of blasphemy shot dead in...

Man accused of blasphemy shot dead in...

South Asia

Wed, Jul 29 2020

Law enforcers arrested the assailant from the scene

The challenges to our secularism

The challenges to our secularism

Saleem Samad

Tue, Nov 26 2019

People have no jurisdiction to judge others on their religious views

Pakistani man jailed for blasphemous...

Pakistani man jailed for blasphemous...

South Asia

Sat, Oct 19 2019

Blasphemy is a hugely sensitive issue in conservative Muslim Pakistan, where the laws can carry a potential...

Blasphemy accusation in Pakistan sparks...

Blasphemy accusation in Pakistan sparks...

South Asia

Mon, Sep 16 2019

No executions for blasphemy have been carried out in Pakistan but enraged mobs sometimes kill people...

Pompeo asks Pakistan to do more on religious...

Pompeo asks Pakistan to do more on religious...

South Asia

Sat, Jun 22 2019

Blasphemy is an incendiary issue in Muslim-majority Pakistan, where mere allegations of insulting Islam...

Pakistan opponents of death row Christian's...

Pakistan opponents of death row Christian's...

South Asia

Wed, May 15 2019

The leader of the Tehreek-e-Labbaik (TLP) party, Khadim Hussain Rizvi, and his deputy, Pir Afzal Qadri,...

Asia Bibi, Christian woman in blasphemy...

Asia Bibi, Christian woman in blasphemy...

South Asia

Wed, May 8 2019

Bibi -- a labourer from central Punjab province -- was first convicted of blasphemy in 2010 and was on...

Pakistan rejects challenge against Asia...

Pakistan rejects challenge against Asia...

South Asia

Tue, Jan 29 2019

Asia Bibi, a farm worker, was convicted in 2010 of making derogatory remarks about Islam after neighbours...

Netherlands recalls staff after threats...

Netherlands recalls staff after threats...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 13 2018

Pakistani media reported that the embassy had been forced to close because of threats

Canada in talks with Pakistan over Asia...

Canada in talks with Pakistan over Asia...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 13 2018

Islamists have threatened to escalate protests in Pakistan if Bibi is permitted to leave the

Husband of freed Pakistani Christian...

Husband of freed Pakistani Christian...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 4 2018

Bibi was convicted of blasphemy in 2010 for allegedly making derogatory remarks about Islam after neighbours...

Pakistan shuts phone networks as Islamists...

Pakistan shuts phone networks as Islamists...

South Asia

Fri, Nov 2 2018

The Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned the conviction of Asia Bibi, a mother of five, and ordered...

Pakistani court overturns death sentence...

Death sentence overturned in Pakistani...

South Asia

Wed, Oct 31 2018

A hardline Islamist party has threatened street protests if convicted Bibi were to be freed or her sentence...

Pakistan Islamists warn of terrible...

Pakistan Islamists warn of terrible...

South Asia

Mon, Oct 8 2018

Insulting Islam's prophet is punishable by death under Pakistani law, and blasphemy accusations stir...

Pakistan court hands out death sentence...

Pakistan court hands out death sentence...

South Asia

Wed, Feb 7 2018

Blasphemy is an enormously sensitive charge in Pakistan, and a criminal offence that can carry the death...

Pakistani principal shot dead by student...

Pakistani principal shot dead by student...

South Asia

Tue, Jan 23 2018

Insulting Islam's prophet is punishable by death under Pakistani law, and blasphemy accusations stir...

Pakistan's army silent as Islamists,...

Pakistan's army silent as Islamists,...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 26 2017

'We will not leave. We will fight until end,' Tehreek-e-Labaik party spokesman Ejaz Ashrafi said on...