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Pakistan calls on army to deploy in...

Pakistan calls on army to deploy in...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 26 2017

At least six people were killed and some 190 injured in fierce clashes as police tried to disperse the...

Pakistan police fight pitched battles...

Pakistan police fight pitched battles...

South Asia

Sat, Nov 25 2017

Dozens of protesters were arrested, Tirmizi said, and hospitals reported dozens of people were being...

Illiterate Titu Roy’s sketchy Facebook...

Illiterate Titu Roy’s sketchy Facebook...

Nation

Sat, Nov 11 2017

Family members of Titu Roy brushed aside any possibility of him operating a Facebook account, saying...

Pakistani judge sentences Christian...

Pakistani judge sentences Christian...

South Asia

Sun, Sep 17 2017

Blasphemy is a criminal offence in Muslim-majority Pakistan

Pakistani Christian handed death penalty...

Pakistani Christian handed death penalty...

South Asia

Sat, Sep 16 2017

'One of my friends sent me a WhatsApp message. I forwarded it to my Muslim friends as I was not educated...

Man gets death sentence in Pakistan...

Man gets death sentence in Pakistan...

World

Mon, Jun 12 2017

The man was arrested after playing blasphemous and hate speech material on his phone

MP Salim Osman appears in court

MP Salim Osman appears in court

Court

Sun, May 14 2017

After a hearing, the judge asked the lawmaker and Opu, who beat up the teacher, to appear before it on...

Millions of Pakistanis receive blasphemy...

Millions of Pakistanis receive blasphemy...

South Asia

Wed, May 10 2017

Blasphemy is a hugely sensitive issue in conservative Muslim Pakistan, with unproven allegations leading...

Jakarta's Christian governor jailed...

Jakarta's Christian governor jailed...

Asia Pacific

Tue, May 9 2017

Shocked and angry supporters, some weeping openly, gathered outside the prison, vowing not to leave the...

Pakistan student killed over 'blasphemy'...

Pakistan student killed over 'blasphemy'...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Apr 14 2017

Reports suggest that two young men were accused of posting offensive content on Facebook

MP Salim Osman to face trial over teacher...

MP Salim Osman to face trial over teacher...

Court

Tue, Mar 28 2017

The legal process has begun after a judicial inquiry found that lawmaker Salim Osman forced Shyamal Kanti...

Blasphemy charges create climate of...

Blasphemy charges create climate of...

World Tribune

Mon, Mar 20 2017

Analysts and social media monitors say the blasphemy law is a powerful tool to silence critics. Some...

Pakistan threatens to block social media...

Pakistan threatens to block social media...

South Asia

Thu, Mar 9 2017

Pakistan previously banned Facebook for hosting allegedly blasphemous content for two weeks in 2010 while...

Danish man charged with blasphemy for...

Danish man charged with blasphemy for...

Europe

Thu, Feb 23 2017

The case is first time Danish prosecutors have charged anyone with blasphemy in 46 years

Bloggers beware

Bloggers beware

William Milam , William Milam

Mon, Feb 6 2017

Don’t let extremists decide who should be punished

Another Nasirnagar-like plot in...

Another Nasirnagar-like plot in...

Crime

Fri, Feb 3 2017

A Hindu youth from Panchbibi of Joypurhat has been accused of defaming Islam by posting a morphed photo...

Jakarta's Christian governor stands...

Jakarta's Christian governor stands...

World

Tue, Dec 13 2016

Hardline Muslims rallied Tuesday under heavy police guard outside an Indonesian courthouse where Jakarta's...

19 testify in Shyamal Kanti humiliation...

19 testify in Shyamal Kanti humiliation...

Crime

Tue, Oct 25 2016

The judicial inquiry body will record depositions of other witnesses at the Circuit House Tuesday...

Blasphemy law: An untold story of...

Blasphemy law: An untold story of...

World

Sun, Oct 16 2016

In the collective imagination of mainstream Pakistan, blasphemy is not a pardonable offence and anyone...

Pakistani student and teacher accused...

Pakistani student and teacher accused...

World

Fri, Oct 14 2016

The police have entered a case under Section 295-B of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC) against both the...