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Pakistani court upholds blasphemy acquittal in death row case

Posted: Tue, 29 Jan 2019

Pakistan's top court has upheld its decision to acquit Asia Bibi, who spent eight years on death row on blasphemy charges. Read More »

UN tells Pakistan to end blasphemy laws and protect minorities

UN tells Pakistan to end blasphemy laws and protect minorities

Posted: Wed, 02 Aug 2017

The UN's Human Rights Committee has told Pakistan to end its blasphemy laws and do more to protect religious minorities. Read More »

Pakistan puts pressure on Facebook to help punish 'blasphemers'

Pakistan puts pressure on Facebook to help punish 'blasphemers'

Posted: Fri, 21 Jul 2017

The Pakistani government is punishing people for social media posts which it considers blasphemous, and placing pressure on social media companies to help it do so. Read More »