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Pakistan: 19 children arrested in Punjab on charges of blasphemy

At least nineteen children were arrested on charges of blasphemy in Pakistan's Punjab region between January 1, 2023 and October 16, 2023.

Pakistan: 19 children arrested on blasphemy charges in Punjab

At least nineteen children were arrested on charges of blasphemy in Pakistan's Punjab region between January 1, 2023 and October 16, 2023.

Christian group members demonstrate outside European Parliament against treatment of minorities in Pakistan, abuse of blasphemy laws 

The European Pakistani Christian Action Committee members recently protested outside the European Parliament in France against the abuse of blasphemy laws and other discrimination against minority communities in Pakistan.

Pakistan: Blasphemy accused shot dead in Khanewal

A youth, who was allegedly involved in a blasphemy case, was allegedly shot dead in Khanewal district of Pakistan on Thursday.

More than 2,000 in Pakistan prisoned over blasphemy cases, Senate body told

A Pakistani parliamentary body was recently informed that  215 individuals had been arrested under blasphemy charges with the highest number of arrests made in Sindh.

UNHRC: Pakistani Christian activist highlights mistreatment of minorities

A Christian human rights activist recently exposed the way Pakistan is mistreating them and even using the national security law to persecute minority communities.

Pakistan: Woman held in Tandlianwala for blasphemy case

A woman in Pakistan's Tandlianwala region was arrested on Thursday for allegedly fabricating charges of Quran desecration against some people in her locality.

Protesters in Gilgit-Baltistan demand release of Shia cleric, merger with India

A large number of protesters recently gathered in the Pakistan-occupied Gilgit-Baltistan's Skardu region and demanded the release of a Shia cleric who has been detained over blasphemy charges.

Pakistan Blasphemy Riots: Justice Isa visits Jaranwala to show solidarity with Christian community

Justice Qazi Faez Isa, senior puisne judge of the Supreme Court (SC), on Saturday, visited Faisalabad district of Pakistan to inquire about the situation of the local Christian community following the recent riots in Jaranwala area over alleged blasphemy.

Pakistan: Multiple churches vandalised over blasphemy charges

Several churches in Pakistan's Jaranwala region were vandalised by an angry mob over blasphemy allegations on Wednesday.

Pakistan: Teacher shot dead by unknown men on allegation of blasphemy

A Pakistani teacher was shot dead by unknown men on an allegation of blasphemy in Turbat town in the country.

Pakistan: Christian person sentenced to death under blasphemy laws

A Pakistani court has sentenced to death a Christian person on charges of blasphemy.

Blasphemy: Iran executes two people

The Iran government hanged two people on Monday who were earlier sentenced to death due to blasphemy.

Chinese worker arrested in Pakistan on blasphemy charges

Islamabad: In a rare case of a foreigner being swept up in the harsh and controversial blasphemy laws of Pakistan, a Chinese national working on a dam project in northern part of the South Asian nation has been arrested and imprisoned on accusations of blasphemy, reports New York Times (NYT).

Nankana Sahib lynching case: Pakistani police arrest 12 suspects

Nankana Sahib: The Punjab Police in Pakistan on Sunday arrested 12 suspects over their alleged involvement in the  lynching of a man accused of blasphemy in Nankana Sahib, media reports said on Monday.