Indonesian editor accused of blasphemy over IS cartoon

The chief editor of a leading English-language newspaper in Muslim-majority Indonesia has been named a suspect in a blasphemy case after the publication of a cartoon about the Islamic State group, police said on Friday.

Pakistan lawyer defending blasphemy accused threatened by Islamic State

A lawyer defending three blasphemy accused has reportedly received a letter from the Islamic State (IS) warning him against pursuing the cases.

Gunmen target Pakistan lawyer defending blasphemy accused

Gunmen opened fire at the residence of a Pakistani lawyer defending a university lecturer accused of blasphemy and dropped a letter warning him to withdraw from the case, police said Thursday.

Pakistan police register blasphemy case against "disco mullah"

 Pakistan police said on Wednesday they were investigating blasphemy allegations against a man dubbed the "disco mullah" who quit a career in pop music to become a preacher.

Pop star-turned-preacher booked for blasphemy in Pakistan

A pop singer-turned-preacher in Pakistan has been booked under the country's controversial blasphemy law for alleged profanity against one of the Prophet Mohammed's wives.

Veena Malik 'shocked' at being sentenced to jail for 26 years
Veena Malik 'shocked' at being sentenced to jail for 26 years

 Pakistani actress Veena Malik has expressed "shock" at a Pakistan court sentencing her and her husband, among others, to 26 years in jail on blasphemy charges. However, she says her faith in the country's judicial system is intact and she plans to take the fight for justice forward.

Veena Malik sentenced to jail for 26 years
Veena Malik sentenced to jail for 26 years

The owner of Pakistan's biggest media group, Geo TV along with actor Veena Malik and her husband was sentenced to 26 years in prison by an anti-terrorismcourt for allegedly airing a blasphemous programme.

Pakistan media owner sentenced to 26 years for `blasphemy`

A Pakistan court Tuesday sentenced the owner of the country`s biggest media group to 26 years in prison for broadcasting a show it said was blasphemous.

Husband of Pakistani Christian on death row for blasphemy begs for pardon

The husband of a Pakistani Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy four years ago has written to the president to ask for her to be pardoned and allowed to move to France.

Pakistan police arrest Christian man for blasphemy

A Christian man has been arrested here for allegedly posting blasphemous comments in a blog he wrote in 2011, just days after a Pakistani couple, belonging to the same faith, was charred to death for alleged blasphemy.

Pakistani court remands four suspects in lynching of Christians

A Pakistani anti-terrorism court on Monday remanded in custody four people accused of killing a Christian couple for alleged blasphemy, officials said.

Policeman kills Shiite man for alleged blasphemy in Pakistan

A Pakistani policeman has been accused of killing a detained Shiite man with an axe for alleged blasphemy in the Punjab Province, a day after a Christian couple was burnt alive by a mob for the same crime.

Humanity humiliated by Pakistan lynching: Vatican

A top Vatican official has described the lynching of a Christian couple in Pakistan as a humiliation for all of humanity.

Mob lynches Christian couple in Pakistan, dozens arrested

  Police in Pakistan arrested dozens of people on Wednesday after a mob beat a Christian couple to death and burned their bodies for allegedly desecrating a Koran.

Christian couple burnt alive in Pakistan for alleged blasphemy

In a gruesome incident,?a Christian couple was on Tuesday thrashed and burnt alive by a group of angry Muslims in Pakistan's Punjab province for allegedly desecrating the Quran.

Blasphemy: Mob attacks Ahmadis, kills woman, 2 girls in Pak

A woman and her two minor grand- daughters were killed when an angry mob set alight several houses, shops in Pakistan's Punjab province belonging to the minority Ahmadi sect in riots that followed the alleged posting of blasphemous content on Facebook.

Undertrial prisoner arrested for blasphemy killed in Pakistan jail

A prisoner facing charges under Pakistan's controversial blasphemy law has been allegedly tortured to death by his inmates in a jail here.

Cameron must act to free Briton on Pak's death row: Family

The daughter of a British man sentenced to death in Pakistan for blasphemy delivered Prime Minister David Cameron a petition Friday demanding help in securing his release.

Pak court upholds death penalty of Christian blasphemy convict

A Pakistani court today upheld the death penalty of a Christian woman convicted of blasphemy in 2010, a case that triggered a global furore over the controversial law.

Pakistan mob kills woman, girls, over "blasphemous" Facebook post

A Pakistani mob killed a woman member of a religious sect and two of her granddaughters after a sect member was accused of posting blasphemous material on Facebook, police said Monday.