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A Christian sentenced to death

Saturday, 29 March 2014, 1:06 pm | Xavier William

Sawan Masih a Christian resident of Joseph Colony Lahore, who was accused of blasphemy in March 2013, as a reaction over 150 houses were burnt by the Muslims. More >>

Pakistan: A vendor being hunted on Blasphemy charges

Tuesday, 5 November 2013, 10:26 am | Xavier William

Arif Masih and Tariq Masih own a fireworks stall in Thatta Faqirullah Wazirabad have been accused of 295/B. A FIR number 533/13 has been registered against them at the Saddar Police Station Wazirabad. More >>

Pakistan: Two Suicide attacks on a Church in Peshawar

Monday, 23 September 2013, 11:05 am | Xavier William

Over 85 dead and over 140 injured in a suicide attack on a Church located in Swati gate, Peshawar. All Saints Church (Church of Pakistan) is located in the old city area of Swati gate in Peshawar, Khyber PukhtunKhawa province. More >>

Equal before law?

Saturday, 8 June 2013, 10:17 am | Xavier William

A Christian family in Kasur is accusing a landlord and 12 of his family members of assaulting three of their women and ransacking their house over one of them being slapped. More >>

Blasphemy case registered against Pakistani Ambassador

Saturday, 23 February 2013, 1:39 pm | Xavier William

Muhammad Faheem a businessman from Multan, Punjab province filed a complaint against Sherry Rehman the Pakistani Ambassador to the US, alleging that she committed blasphemy on a television talk show in November 2010. More >>

A Christian killed for his faith

Tuesday, 5 February 2013, 11:08 am | Xavier William

Younas Masih 55, a resident of Chaman, Baluchistan Province was shoot 5 times by un-identified men on 31st January while returning home. His condition was very critical, he passed away on Monday afternoon. More >>

Blasphemy - Rimsha Case

Wednesday, 21 November 2012, 2:54 pm | Xavier William

On Tuesday morning the Islamabad High Court (IHC), announcing its verdict, dismissed the FIR filed against 14-year-old Christian girl, Rimsha Masih, who was accused of committing blasphemy. On Saturday (22nd September 2012) the police submitted the ... More >>

Pakistan: A Man Burnt Alive for Blasphemy

Monday, 9 July 2012, 11:52 am | Xavier William

A man accused of Blasphemy was extra judicially killed outside a police station. An unknown man was burnt alive outside a police station in Chani Ghoth area of Bahawalpur in Punjab Province. DSP (Deputy Superintendent of Police) Ahmedpur Bahawalpur District ... More >>

A Christian accused of Blasphemy

Wednesday, 7 December 2011, 9:20 am | Xavier William

Khurram Masih 25 a resident of Qazi town, Shahdra Lahore was accused of Blasphemy on Monday evening. Masih who got married 2 months ago, living with his family and a mason by profession was installing the marble at the residence of Abdul Majeed, ... More >>

A Female student expelled on Blasphemy Allegations in Lahore

Monday, 28 November 2011, 11:27 am | Xavier William

Rabia Saleem a female Ahmadi student of the final year has been expelled from CIIT (COMSATS Institute of Information Technology Lahore on allegations of Blasphemy. According to sources Rabia Saleem was accused of Blasphemy by the student wing of ... More >>

Pakistan: Mumtaz Qadri sentenced for assassinating governor

Thursday, 6 October 2011, 11:15 am | Xavier William

Mumtaz Qadri has been sentenced for the assassination of the former Governor Salman Taseer. On 11 November 2010 a session court in Sheikhpura sentenced Asia Bibi a Christian woman for Blasphemy under section 295/C. This decision sparked a debate on the misuse ... More >>

Pakistan: Mumtaz Qadri sentenced to death

Monday, 3 October 2011, 2:54 pm | Xavier William

Malik Mumtaz Hussain Qadri, the self-confessed assassin of the former Punjab governor Salmaan Taseer, has been sentenced to death twice by the ATC (Anti Terrorism Court) Saturday morning at Adyala jail, Rawalpindi. More >>

Blasphemy for a Spelling Mistake

Monday, 3 October 2011, 12:35 pm | Xavier William

A mere misplaced dot in an exam led to the accusations of Blasphemy against a Christian eighth grade student in Havelian near Abbotabad, Pakistan. Faryal Bhatti the daughter of Sarafeen Bhatti a nurse was a student at the POF ( Pakistan Ordnance Factories) ... More >>

A Christian Raped in Pakistan

Monday, 3 October 2011, 12:28 pm | Xavier William

Arifa Mushtaq (name changed for security reasons) 32, mother of five, three boys and two girls, the oldest daughter studying in sixth grade was raped by 3 Muslims in village Mustafabad, Kasur district. More >>

Pakistan:Homage to the Un-Sung Heroes of September 6th, 1965

Thursday, 8 September 2011, 4:06 pm | Xavier William

Pakistan day is celebrated on September 6th, in remembrance of the Pakistan -India war on 1965. Brave soldiers of the Armed forces sacrificed their lives to protect their homeland. More >>

Farah Hatim case, a mirror report by Life for All

Saturday, 27 August 2011, 12:07 pm | Xavier William

Farah Hatim 24, a student nurse at the Sheikh Zaid Medical College in Rahim Yar Khan in the South Punjab was abducted on 8th May 2011 by Zeehan Ilyas and his brothers Imran and Gulfam was forced to convert and marry Zeeshan Ilyas. FIR Case No. 150/11 ... More >>

Pakistan’s ‘Blasphemy’ Laws

Saturday, 27 August 2011, 12:05 pm | Xavier William

Pakistan’s notorious “blasphemy” laws can put even children at risk, and Christians say the days when they could teach their offspring pat answers to protect them from accusations of disparaging Islam or its prophet seem to have passed. More >>

Salman Taseer`s Son Abducted in Lahore

Saturday, 27 August 2011, 12:03 pm | Xavier William

Shahbaz Taseer son of the slain Governor Punjab Salman Taseer was kidnapped by armed men in Lahore. According to the eye witnesses Shahbaz Taseer was going towards his company office "World Call" located at 103C2 Gulberg Lahore, at around ... More >>

Two Christian women manhandled in Punjab

Friday, 20 May 2011, 10:22 am | Xavier William

Two more shocking cases have surfaced in Punjab the hub of extremism and hatred towards the Christians. Two Christian women, Nusrat Bibi and Muneeran Bibi are female sanitary workers at the Fatima Memorial Hospital Lahore, Pakistan. More >>

Two Booked under the Blasphemy law

Sunday, 17 April 2011, 1:56 pm | Xavier William

Two Christians Mushtaq Gill and his son Farrukh Mushtaq Gill residents of Gujranwala city 45 Km from Lahore were detained Friday night under the Blasphemy Law. More >>