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Mazari writes to UN about blasphemy laws being ‘used against’ PTI leaders

What happened: In a letter penned to special UN rapporteurs, dated 2 May, former human rights minister Shireen Mazari has requested for their intervention to

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Pakistanis believe the ‘blasphemy card’ against Imran Khan is truly condemnable 

What happened: An FIR under blasphemy laws was filed in Faisalabad on May 1 against former prime minister Imran Khan and other PTI leaders over

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Man accused of blasphemy shot in Multan

What happened: According to reports, a man accused of blasphemy was injured after the brother of the claimant allegedly opened fire on him while he

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Security guard sentenced to death after murdering branch manager over blasphemy allegations

Wednesday: The Anti-Terrorism courts in Sargodha sentenced Ahmed Nawaz to death upon finding him guilty of murdering his employer, Malik Imran Hanif, over false blasphemy

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Man appeals the release of his Ahmadi bestfriend jailed over charges of Blasphemy

What Happened: Usman, a resident of Rabwah, was arrested by Pakistani police and FIA authorities in October 2020 on charges of blasphemy and cyber-terrorism under

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Daughter of man fatally shot in court over blasphemy accusation fights for justice

After Tahir Naseem, a 57-year-old school bus driver from Illinois, U.S., was charged with blasphemy and murdered in Pakistan in July 2020, his 21-year old

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Mob attacked Islamabad police in an attempt to lynch blasphemy suspect

The Golra Sharif police station in Islamabad was attacked by a mob on Monday night in search of a man accused of blasphemy.

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Dear Colonial Master, thanks for the blasphemy law

Background: On 4 January 2011, Salmaan Taseer, the governor of Pakistan’s Punjab province, was killed by one of his security guards, Mumtaz Qadri. He said

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A timeline of the blasphemy charges against scholar Junaid Hafeez

University lecturer Junaid Hafeez has been sentenced to death on charges of blasphemy by a Multan court on Saturday. Junaid Hafeez is an academic and

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A Sessions Court In Lahore Has Sentenced A Man To Death For Blasphemy

Saleem the resident of Lohari Gate area, Lahore was booked under section 295-C of the Pakistan Penal Code, for speaking blasphemous remarks at a public