» 02/23/2012, 00.00
Christian teacher accused of blasphemy in Lahore
A mob stormed the school where Saira Khokhar teaches in an attempt to abduct her after she was accused of burning a copy of the Qur'an. Little is known of the affair, but police had to take the woman into custody even though no formal charges have yet been laid. Paul Bhatti and other Christian activists have come to her defence.
Police fail to uphold amended Blasphemy Law
The chairman of the All Pakistan Minorities Alliance criticises police following attacks against Christians and Hindus in Noswhera and after a man is arrested for allegedly desecrating the Qu'ran.
Blasphemy law: death threats against teenage girl forces family to flee
Punjab: Christian family held slave to a Muslim landowner for 30 years
The father had signed a loan for his daughter's wedding. Interest rates of up to 500%, made it impossible to repay the money. So 26 people, including women and children, have lived like modern slaves in ten household of a Muslim. More cases of marriages and forced conversions of Christian girls.
On trial for blasphemy, two Christian brothers murdered in Faisalabad
Rashid Emmanuel and Sajid Masih Emmanuel were shot to death outside the courthouse right after a trial hearing. Both were handcuffed on their way back to prison. Police were going to clear them of the accusations. For days, Muslim religious leaders had incited Muslim faithful against the two, calling for their death.
Christian woman nailed with Muslim blasphemy charge for defending cross
Naseem Bibi is in solitary confinement: at the peak of enraged Muslim protests against the Muhammad cartoons, she fought with demonstrators for desecrating Christianity.
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