Last Updated: Wednesday, November 21, 2012, 15:27
A US body on religious freedom has applauded the dropping of false blasphemy charges against a Christian girl in Pakistan and appealed to the country to reform its blasphemy law.
Last Updated: Friday, October 12, 2012, 23:51
Khalid Chishti was detained on September 1 on a charge of blasphemy for desecrating the Quran and planting evidence that was used against the girl Rimsha Masih.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 30, 2012, 19:03
The case is said to be ``fairly unusual``, as Pakistan`s harsh blasphemy laws are more often invoked against alleged insults to Islam, not minority faiths.
Last Updated: Saturday, September 08, 2012, 17:52
Rimsha was arrested from the low-income Islamabad suburb of Mehria Jaffar on August 16 on charges of burning papers containing verses from the Quran.
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