Blasphemy is a highly sensitive topic in Muslim-majority Pakistan, where insulting the Prophet Mohammad is a capital crime for which dozens are sitting on death row.Jun 12, 2017, 10:25 AM IST
The killing led to a national outcry after a video of it went viral.Jun 05, 2017, 20:09 PM IST
An outspoken Pakistani student killed by a lynch mob was falsely accused of blasphemy, according to an official report that added his murder was organised by faculty members and rival students.
Jun 05, 2017, 15:54 PM IST
The guilty verdict comes amid concern about the growing influence of Islamist groups.May 09, 2017, 10:15 AM IST
The blasphemy allegations and Basuki Tjahaja Purnama`s subsequent poll loss have sparked fears that pluralistic traditions in Indonesia are under threat from the influence of hardliners.Apr 20, 2017, 11:14 AM IST
The penalty for airing fake news includes a fine of up to Rs 1 million and cancellation of the operating licence.
Islamist groups have held two big rallies since November against the governor of Jakarta, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, who is on trial for insulting the Koran.Feb 20, 2017, 13:28 PM IST
A sea of protesters wearing white Islamic robes swarmed the city`s largest mosque for Friday prayers before taking to the streets in a huge show of force against governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama.Nov 04, 2016, 14:31 PM IST