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Apostasy and Blasphemy Laws in Egypt

By Coptic Solidarity – The Egyptian Constitution guarantees freedom of religion and criminalizes discrimination based on religion. Yet, the second article of the Constitution states that [...]

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Senators Lankford, Coons Call for Repeal of International Blasphemy Laws

WASHINGTON, DC – Senators James Lankford (R-OK) and Chris Coons (D-DE) today introduced a resolution to call for the global repeal of blasphemy, heresy, and apostasy laws. A number of countries [...]

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Long read: The forgotten faces and hidden history of Pakistan’s blasphemy laws

By FoRB in Full – A Blog by CSW – No case highlights the fervour and frustration associated with blasphemy more than that of Asia Noreen (better known as Asia Bibi), the Pakistani [...]

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Pakistan Christian Asia Bibi has arrived in Canada, lawyer confirms

By Euan McKirdy and Sophia Saifi – CNN Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman freed from death row last year has arrived in Canada, according to her lawyer, Saif Ul Malook. Bibi, a mother [...]

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Two Pakistani Christian brothers sentenced to death for blasphemy

By WorldWatch Monitor – A Pakistani court last week sentenced two Christian brothers to death for blasphemy. Since their arrest in 2014, Qaisar and Amoon Ayub had been held in District Jail [...]

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Pakistani PM Imran Khan Says ‘No Mention Of Jesus In History,’ Announces Int’l Anti-Blasphemy Convention

By MEMRI –  Pakistani PM Imran Khan Says ‘No Mention Of Jesus In History,’ Announces Int’l Anti-Blasphemy Convention: The West Should Be Made To Understand Our Love For [...]

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PM defers to UK’s Muslims, denies asylum to targeted Pakistani Christian woman

By World Tribune – British Prime Minister Theresa May has rejected a Pakistani Christian woman’s asylum request after being advised that the move would “stoke tensions” among the UK’s three [...]

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Why We Should Give Asylum To Asia Bibi

By Lord Alton of Liverpool – Professor the Lord Alton of Liverpool and Independent Crossbench Member of the UK House of Lords After a visit, in 2015, to detention centres in Thailand, where [...]

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Christian Mother Acquitted of Blasphemy in Pakistan Released from Prison

By Morning Star News – Islamic extremists warn of retaliation if she is allowed to leave country – A Christian mother who spent nine years on death row before being acquitted in [...]

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Question in the UK House of Lords: Asia Bibi case raised along with aid to Pakistan

By Lord David Alton- Pakistan receives an average of £383,000 in British taxpayers’ money each and every single day – £2.8 billion over 20 years. raised with Ministers on the floor of the House. [...]

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