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Man handed down death sentence under Pak blasphemy law

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 21:31

A 35-year-old man was on Monday sentenced to death under Pakistan`s controversial blasphemy law, in the latest case highlighting religious intolerance in the country.

20 FIRs against Pak personalities under blasphemy law

Last Updated: Sunday, May 25, 2014, 18:05

Over 20 FIRs have so far been registered under Pakistan`s controversial blasphemy law and Anti-Terrorism Act, including against the owner of the Geo media group, a prominent television anchor and an actress in different parts of the country.

Death sentence for Christian in Pakistan blasphemy riot case

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 20:02

A court in Pakistan sentenced a Christian man to death for blasphemy Thursday, his lawyer said, over an incident that triggered a riot in the country`s second-largest city.

Pakistan court sentences Briton to death for blasphemy

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 21:17

A 65-year-old British national of Pakistani origin was today sentenced to death under the controversial blasphemy law by a court in the garrison city of Rawalpindi.

Judicial system has taken roots in Pakistan: Chief Justice

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 15:41

Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry, set to retire next month, has said Pakistan`s judicial system has taken roots and cannot be influenced even after his retirement.

Pak man arrested for sharing blasphemous content on Facebook

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 13:54

A young man in Pakistan`s Punjab Province has been arrested for sharing blasphemous content on Facebook, as the government launched a crackdown on the spread of such content on social media.

Pak clerics against death to false accuser under blasphemy law

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 13:02

Pakistan`s top clerics have struck down a proposal for awarding death sentence to people making false accusations under the controversial blasphemy law.

Paedophiles blackmailing kids into sex acts online

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 13:02

Paedophiles are blackmailing British children into performing sex acts online, threatening them to send their obscene images to their family and friends.

Pak officials say have no tech to block blasphemous materials

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 18:27

Pakistani authorities have acknowledged for the first time that the country has no technology to block blasphemous contents on websites, including videos posted on YouTube.

Pak court acquits Christian man on death row for blasphemy

Last Updated: Thursday, April 04, 2013, 23:48

A Pakistani court has acquitted a Christian man who was sentenced to death for blasphemy five years ago, his lawyer said on Thursday.

Vendor arrested under blasphemy law in Pakistan

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 11:46

Pakistani police have arrested a vendor under the controversial blasphemy law for allegedly burning the pages of Quran in Lahore.

Pak court hearing petition seeking reopening of 84-yr-old case

Last Updated: Thursday, February 21, 2013, 14:26

Ghazi Ilamuddin killed Raj Pal for allegedly committing blasphemy against the Prophet Muhammad and was sentenced to death by British judges in 1929.