Wednesday, Nov 30, 2022



Hindu sanitation worker arrested in Pakistan over alleged blasphemy

August 22, 2022 6:16 pm

Ashok Kumar was arrested after the extremist group Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) on Sunday staged protests in front of a building housing Hindu families in Hyderabad city.

Pakistani woman sentenced to death for sending 'blasphemous' WhatsApp messages

January 20, 2022 7:11 am

🔴 Anika Attique was convicted by a court in Rawalpindi on the complaint of Farooq Hassanat, who had filed a case against her in 2020.

Pakistan court sentences school principal to death for blasphemy

September 28, 2021 4:40 pm

The woman was accused of denying the finality of Prophet Muhammad and claimed herself to be the Prophet of Islam.

Its online site still up, banned Jaish threatens French President, cites examples from Pak

November 19, 2020 7:04 am

Headlined ‘Muslims: Sacrifice for the Honour of the Prophet’, the article stated that “if someone commits the sin of blasphemy, it gives birth to the Abdullah type of young men… no Muslim will allow you to burn the Koran or blaspheme against the Prophet”.

Ahmadi community member shot dead for blasphemy inside courtroom in northwest Pakistan

July 29, 2020 11:07 pm

The court is situated in a high-security zone in the cantonment area where the provincial assembly building, the Peshawar High Court, chief minister's secretariat and Governor House are also situated. Security at the main gate and inside the judicial complex is also high.

Pakistan SC set to hear review plea against Christian woman's acquittal in blasphemy case

January 29, 2019 12:48 pm

Bibi, a 47-year-old mother of four, who is now in protective custody, was convicted in 2010 after being accused of insulting Islam in a row with her neighbours.

Pakistan: Over 100 TLP members arrested for protesting Asia Bibi's acquittal

November 24, 2018 9:46 am

Last month, Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) disrupted daily life across Pakistan by staging widespread protests following Bibi's acquittal in a blasphemy case by the apex court.

Indonesian president picks cleric as running mate in 2019

August 10, 2018 3:10 pm

Amin heads the influential Indonesian Ulema Council and the advisory council of Nahdlatul Ulama, the world's largest Muslim organization.

Return of a spectre called blasphemy

December 09, 2017 9:28 am

The current turmoil in Pakistan is a rerun: The elected government has again failed to assert its authority against unconstitutional forces claiming to act in the name of Islam.

Shia man in Pakistan gets death sentence for blasphemous content on Facebook

June 12, 2017 2:14 pm

This is the first capital punishment handed down for blasphemy on social media in the country.