blasphemy News

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pakistan sentences man to death for blasphemy on Facebook

The conviction of Taimoor Raza, 30, follows a high-profile crackdown against blasphemy on social media by the government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.


Our Stockholm Syndrome

Pakistan, gripped by fear, tries to normalise blasphemy laws, anti-liberal violence

American Senator Marco Rubio blasts Pakistan's blasphemy law

"In Pakistan, we have seen proponents of religious freedom murdered for criticising blasphemy laws," Rubio

Pakistan: Sikh man's turban desecrated, six booked under blasphemy law

Singh alleged that some local politicians were backing the suspects and influencing the investigations.

The Farkhunda shame

Women pallbearers of her coffin have signalled a new moment in Kabul.