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Archive for the 'Pakistan' Category

-Pakistan: 50,000 Rally in Support of Death for Those Who Insult Islam

Sunday, January 9th, 2011

KARACHI, Pakistan: On Sunday, nearly 50,000 Pakistanis demonstrated in support of Pakistan’s blasphemy laws which prescribe the death penalty for insulting Islam. The demonstrators also chanted slogans supporting Mumtaz Qadri the admitted killer of Punjab governor Salman Taseer. Qadri who had been the governor’s body guard said that he killed Taseer because the governor supported […]

-Pakistani Governor Killed for Opposing Blasphemy Law

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

                              ( Pakistan Coat of arms via Wikipedia) Punjab province Governor Salman Taseer was shot dead in Islamabad, Pakistan Tuesday by one of his own guards. The guard later told interrogators that he was angry about Taseer’s opposition to Pakistan’s blasphemy law. Lately the blasphemy law has been used to subject Christian and other minority […]

-Throwaway Business Card and Go to Jail for Blasphemy?

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

                                                            (Pakistan Flag –Wikipedia) This is one of those incredible stories that can only happen in the Middle East and particularly in Pakistan. A Pakistani doctor sits in Jail today awaiting his trial for a charge of blasphemy because he threw away the business card of a pharmaceutical salesman named Muhammed: Naushad Walyani, a doctor, […]

-Pakistan: Muslims Seize Christian Chapel and Police Refuse to Help

Monday, October 25th, 2010

On October 19, the Christian chapel of Gordon College, part of the Presbyterian Church University in Rawalpindi, Pakistan was illegally taken by force by a group of over 20 radical Muslims who now are claiming ownership of the building with the support of local authorities. The group says that they intend to destroy the Chapel […]

-Christians in Kashmir Under Attack over Quran Burning

Saturday, September 18th, 2010

India: This week one major Christian School was burned to the ground another was set on fire and a church in Anantnag was stormed by Muslim protestors to the burning of a Quran in the USA. The Christian community is now pressuring the government for protection. There are approximately 25,000 Christians living in Kashmir and […]

-Remembering 9/11/01: How Should We Respond?

Saturday, September 11th, 2010

The pictures are still horrific and engender in us all a remembrance of where we were when we first heard about the 9/11 attacks. Nearly 3,000 died and two wars resulted from the event and we can now say that the world is a much smaller place than it use to be. But how shall […]

-Pakistan: Taliban Kills 3 Christian Flood Relief Workers

Saturday, August 28th, 2010

(Image by Oxfam International via Flickr) ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, August 27 (CDN) — “Authorities on Wednesday (Aug. 25) recovered the bodies of three Christian relief workers who had been kidnapped and killed by members of the Pakistani Taliban in the flood-ravaged country.” Response: Pakistan is in the midst of one of the greatest floods in recent […]

-Pakistan: Elderly Christian Arrested for ‘Blasphemy’

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

(Image by Omer Wazir via Flickr) Here’s my weekly post on persecution in Pakistan. Time and time again Muslims use Pakistani sharia laws to gain dominance over rival Christians. In this case Rehmat Masih (age 85) of village No. 165/RB Jandawali was arrested for supposedly making blasphemous comments about Muhammad. According to Pakistani law this […]

-When are Muslims Not Muslims and Attacked liked Infidels?

Saturday, May 29th, 2010

(Lahore via Wikipedia) When are Muslims not Muslims? I guess anyone you disagree with if you are with the Taliban. Two mosques of a Muslim minority sect were attacked in Lahore, Pakistan on Friday. At least 98 people were killed and dozens were wounded as Jihadi terrorists opened fire on Ahmadi worshippers during Friday services. […]

-Pakistan is Blocking Facebook Page on Mohammed

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

(Image via Wikipedia) Pakistan is currently blocking the popular Facebook page:  “Everybody Draw Mohammed Day!” The page is encouraging Facebook users to post their own images of the prophet on May 20. The site was put up as a protest against radical Muslims who threatened the creators of “South Park” for depicting Muhammad in an […]