Jammu and Kashmir
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Bangladesh violence: 28 killed, top Hefazat leader remanded
A top leader of a radical outfit, demanding a tougher blasphemy law in Bangladesh, was remanded to p...
Four killed in Bangladesh violence
Violence gripped the Bangladeshi capital on Sunday as thousands of Islamists chanting "Allahu Akbar"...
Vendor arrested under blasphemy law in Pakistan
Pakistani police have arrested a vendor under the controversial blasphemy law for allegedly burning ...
Pak woman facing death for blasphemy to seek asylum
Asia Bibi was sentenced in November 2010 to death by hanging after a conviction for blasphemy.
Dutch to scrap blasphemy law on insulting God
The Almighty will have to defend his own name from now on: Dutch parliament has accepted a motion th...
Hindus attacked in Pak; 9 charged under blasphemy law
Nine men who damaged a temple and attacked homes of Hindus during protest against an anti-Islam film...
Majority of Russians favour blasphemy law
The Duma, parliament`s lower house, will next week debate amendments to the country`s criminal code....
Pak to move UN for anti-blasphemy laws: PM Ashraf
"We would go to the UN and OIC and get a law passed to stop anti-Islam activities, including blasphe...
Urgent call for protection of Pak Christians, blasphemy law amendment
A panel of five speakers at a press conference by Centre for Legal Aid Assistance and Settlement (CL...
Pak blasphemy case: Christian girl granted bail
Rimsha Masih was arrested after being falsely implicated in a blasphemy case by the cleric of a mosq...
Pak cleric to support ‘daughter of nation’ Christian girl
One of Pakistan’s most senior Islamic clerics has hailed the Christian girl accused blasphemy as a ‘...
Pak blasphemy: Imam sent to 2-week police custody
Rimsha Masih was accused by an angry mob of burning papers containing verses from the Quran.
Pak court adjourns blasphemy case to September 1
Rimsha Masih, who reportedly suffers from Down’s Syndrome, has been held since August 16 under the s...
Pak Christian group demands separate province
A Pak Christian organisation has demanded a separate province in view of the growing sense of insecu...
Blasphemy accused Pak minor `denied meeting with lawyer`
Pakistani Police arrested Rifta Masih last Thursday after she was accused of burning pages from the ...
Americans slam blasphemy charge against Pak girl
Rimsha Masih faces the death penalty for allegedly burning pages with verses from the Quran.
Christian group to hold conference on Pak blasphemy law
The World Council of Churches said the conference was intended to give a global platform to religiou...
Reform blasphemy laws: Amnesty to Pakistan
A mentally challenged minor Pakistani Christian girl has been arrested on charges of blasphemy.
Insane to accuse girl of blasphemy: Pak daily
The daily said that this is not the only case of so-called blasphemy followed blindly and taken up a...
Pak: 11-yr-old girl held for burning Quran pages
An 11-year-old Christian girl has been arrested in Pakistani capital on a charge of blasphemy after ...
Pakistan judges pressured to use blasphemy law: UN
Pakistan`s blasphemy laws call for the death penalty for anyone insulting Islam, its holy book or th...
Jail warden tried to strangulate me: Asia Bibi
Asia Bibi has claimed that a female jail warden had tried to strangulate her following an argument. ...
Man arrested in Pak under blasphemy law
The man allegedly desecrated the Quran at Hangu in Pakistan`s northwest.
Petition filed in Pak court for reopening 82-yr-old case
A constitutional petition has been filed in a Pakistani court for reopening of an 82-year-old case...
Pakistani booked under blasphemy law for trying to burn Bible
Akhtar Hussain allegedly tore up the Bible at a Church yesterday.
Congressional resolution seeks repeal of blasphemy law in Pak
The resolution expressed condolences for the murder of Salman Taseer and Shahbaz Bhatti.
Pakistan`s Sherry Rehman next on terror hit list?
With two of three Pak politicians who opposed the blasphemy law assassinated, Sherry Rehman, now fea...
Pak panel asks govt to properly pursue Taseer murder case
A Pakistani parliamentary panel demanded to appoint a competent prosecutor.
Pak court grants bail to man arrested under blasphemy law
Shahid Hasan Sheikh was arrested for allegedly defiling the Quran.
Gilani rejects proposal to amend blasphemy law
Pak`s Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has approved a recommendation to reject official proposals...
Gilani emerges ‘king of contradictions’ in utterances over blasphemy law
Yousaf Raza Gilani has been making widely contradictory statements regarding the country’s controver...
Man sentenced to death under blasphemy law in Pakistan
Rafiq was convicted for committing blasphemy against Prophet`s companions.
Pak withdraws bill for blasphemy law amendment
Pak PM has announced that there will be no amendment in the blasphemy law.
No plans to amend blasphemy law: Gilani
Gilani said he believes in taking all political partners on board while deciding national issues.
Thousands rally in Pakistan over blasphemy law
Pakistan`s government has said it had no intentions to amend blasphemy law.
Sherry Rehman vows to stay put despite death threats over blasphemy law
Sherry Rehman has said she will not flee the country despite death threats flooding her email inbox ...
Can’t even think of making amendment in Pak’s blasphemy law: Gilani
Gilani said, Pak Govt has no plans to amend the controversial blasphemy law.
Muslim scholars to look into abuse of blasphemy law in Pak
The purpose of committee is to address concerns about misuse of the law.
Hardliners rally against Pope across Pakistan`s Punjab
Hardline religious parties organised rallies across Punjab province to protest Pope Benedict`s cal...
Pakistani Islamists criticise Pope`s anti-blasphemy law comments
Pope Benedict XVI had called on Pakistan to scrap an anti-blasphemy law.
Pope asks Pakistan to scrap blasphemy law
Pope Benedict XVI called on Pak to scrap a blasphemy law after the murder of the Guv of Punjab.
Thousands march in Karachi to support blasphemy laws, Qadri
Wearing green headbands,protesters shouted slogans against Pak govt & US.
Now, fatwas demand death for Sherry Rehman
Pakistan`s interior minister has suggested Sherry Rehman to leave country.
Pakistan on strike over blasphemy law change bid
The law was enacted during regime of late military ruler Zia-ul-Haq in 1980s.
Pak govt rules out plan to amend or repeal blasphemy law
The blasphemy law was enacted during the regime of Zia-ul-Haq in the 1980s.
Pak Islamist groups warn govt against changes in blasphemy law
Pak Islamist groups threatened protests if blasphemy law is amended.
Pak court restrains govt from amending blasphemy law
A Pakistani court Monday restrained the government from amending the blasphemy law.
Indonesia court upholds blasphemy law
A decision by Indonesia`s constitutional court to uphold a controversial blasphemy law has dealt a s...
Pakistan intends to alter blasphemy law
The Pakistani government plans to change its blasphemy law to check its misuse by extremist groups, ...
Pak minister sees blasphemy law revision this year
Pakistan plans within this year to revise its laws against blasphemy, which have long been criticise...
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