Pakistan: Persecution News Update


The link below is to an article reporting on persecution news from Pakistan.

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http://www.ucanews.com/news/pakistan-minorities-hail-court-ruling-on-electing-non-muslim-mps/74106

Pakistan: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution news from Pakistan (the most recent are at the top).

For more visit:
http://tribune.com.pk/story/936379/minorities-day-implement-sc-verdict-on-rights/
http://foreignpolicy.com/2015/08/10/the-nonfree-exercise-of-religion/
http://www.economist.com/blogs/economist-explains/2015/08/economist-explains-3
http://www.dawn.com/news/1198646
http://www.idahostatejournal.com/members/doctor-tackles-christian-persecution-nepal-road/article_84eaa478-3c19-11e5-8a4e-fba2cccd1c84.html

Pakistan: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution news from Pakistan (the most recent are at the top).

For more visit:
http://www.ucanews.com/news/blaming-outsiders-for-pakistan-church-attacks-is-not-enough-faith-leaders/74029
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Asia-Bibi%E2%80%99s-lawyer-speaks-out:-Pakistani-government-is-solely-responsible-for-situation-34935.html
http://www.crossmap.com/news/pakistani-christian-innocent-of-blasphemy-charges-20112

Pakistan: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution news from Pakistan (the most recent are at the top).

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http://www.foxnews.com/world/2015/08/03/pakistani-christian-refugees-face-ordeal-in-thailand/
http://www.ecumenicalnews.com/article/suspension-of-pakistan-womens-death-sentence-shows-need-for-christian-muslim-dialogue-32196
http://www.christianpost.com/news/christian-mother-of-3-kidnapped-forced-to-convert-to-islam-and-marry-to-muslim-landlord-who-raped-her-142006/
http://www.persecution.org/2015/07/29/asia-bibi-faces-danger-beyond-supreme-court-case/
http://www.christiantoday.com/article/pakistan.1000.girls.forced.to.convert.to.islam.every.year/60338.htm
http://www.persecution.org/2015/07/27/asia-bibis-fate-remains-uncertain-despite-upcoming-appeal/

Pakistan: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution news from Pakistan (the most recent are at the top).

For more visit:
http://www.persecution.org/2015/07/24/pakistani-police-stand-up-for-christian-blasphemy-victims-in-punjab/
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-33617186
http://www.persecution.org/2015/07/22/pakistans-supreme-court-suspends-christian-mothers-death-sentence/
http://www.crossmap.com/news/asia-bibi-to-appeal-for-freedom-through-pakistans-flawed-legal-system-19851
http://www.christiantoday.com/article/prayers.sought.as.asia.bibi.faces.pakistan.court.on.july.22.to.appeal.for.her.freedom/59427.htm

Pakistan Stays Death Sentence of Christian Woman Convicted of Blasphemy


Originally posted on TIME:

Pakistan’s Supreme Court said Wednesday it would hear an appeal from Aasia Noreen, popularly known as Asia Bibi, a Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy.

Bibi’s lawyer Saif-ul-Malook said the court had stayed her death sentence until the appeal, Reuters reported.

“The execution of Asia Bibi has been suspended and will remain suspended until the decision of this appeal,” Malook said, adding that a date for her execution had not previously been set.

Bibi was sentenced to death in 2010 under Pakistan’s highly opaque and contentious blasphemy law, over an argument with a group of women who refused to drink the water she offered them because her status as a Christian made it “unclean.” The Muslim-majority country does not explicitly define blasphemy but stipulates the death penalty for acts deemed as such, leading to several instances of what activists say is manipulation of the law to settle personal scores…

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Pakistan: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution news from Pakistan (the most recent are at the top).

For more visit:
http://www.persecution.org/2015/07/17/last-chance-for-christian-mother-facing-gallows-to-be-decided-by-pakistans-supreme-court/
http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-329090-1000-girls-forcibly-converted-to-Islam-in-Pakistan-every-year
http://www.persecution.org/2015/07/14/christianitys-mass-exodus-out-of-pakistan/
http://www.christiantoday.com/article/young.christians.in.pakistan.form.group.to.protect.their.churches.from.terrorist.attacks/58777.htm

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Pakistan: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution news from Pakistan (the most recent are at the top).

For more visit:
http://aclj.org/persecuted-church/mother-of-five-on-death-row-with-bounty-on-her-head
http://www.christiantoday.com/article/christian.couple.accused.of.blasphemy.in.pakistan.nearly.lynched.by.angry.mob/58328.htm
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Lahore:-a-new-future-for-the-children-of-Shama-and-Shahzad,-burnt-alive-by-Muslims-34716.html
http://www.christiantoday.com/article/islamic.clerics.arrested.after.mob.attack.pakistani.christian.couple/58275.htm
http://www.crossmap.com/news/islamic-cleric-in-pakistan-arrested-in-mob-attack-on-christians-accused-of-blasphemy-19501

Pakistan: Persecution News Update


The link below is to an article reporting on persecution news from Pakistan.

For more visit:
http://www.ucanews.com/news/pakistan-mob-beats-humiliates-christians-for-alleged-blasphemy/73872

Pakistan: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution news from Pakistan.

For more visit:
https://uk.news.yahoo.com/persecution-pakistans-christians-fanatical-islam-betrayal-jinnah-founding-110830209.html
http://www.thetablet.co.uk/news/2171/0/-fear-of-extremists-prevents-abolition-of-blasphemy-law-in-pakistan-as-asia-bibi-enters-seventh-year-behind-bars
http://www.christianpost.com/news/christian-mother-of-5-asia-bibi-marks-sixth-year-of-brutal-incarceration-in-pakistan-faces-death-penalty-for-blasphemy-charge-of-drinking-water-140822/