UK Charity hails passage of EU resolution on religious freedom in Pakistan in European Parliament

 The Centre for Legal Aid, Assistance and Settlement (CLAAS), a charity providing legal assistance to persecuted Christians in Pakistan has welcomed passage of the European Union Resolution on religious freedom in Pakistan in European Parliament. Dr. Charles Tannock Mr. Nasir Saeed, Coordinator of CLAAS UK said in a statement: “The resolution, passed on May 20, […]

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Statement on the misuse of the Blasphemy Law and the security of religious minorities in Pakistan

1. Conscious of the way that Christians and Muslims have lived in harmony in many times and places, it is with regret that it now seems that the Blasphemy Law in Pakistan has become a major source of victimization and persecution of minorities. Since the penal code of the country was amended in 1986, religious minorities […]

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Pakistan: Lahore: Christians accused of blasphemy forced to leave their homes

Lahore – Five boys accused under Pakistan’s infamous blasphemy law have had to leave home in Lahore’s Green Town area to avoid violence by Muslim extremists. A local court has set 26 May as the trial date for a Christian woman, Martha Bibi, accused of blasphemy. If convicted she could face the death penalty. Sohail […]

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Pakistani Christian couple gets 25 years in jail for ’defiling the Quran’

CLAAS-UK to appeal in High Court against the verdict. A Pakistani court on Tuesday, March 2, 2010 sentenced a Christian couple to 25 years in prison for defiling the Quran, the Muslim holy book, ANS has learned. According to the Centre for Legal Aid, Assistance and Settlement (CLAAS) UK Munir Masih and Ruqqiya Bibi were […]

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UN is petitioned on repeal of Pakistan’s blasphemy laws

A petition calling for the repeal of Pakistan’s blasphemy laws, which impose the death sentence on a person found desecrating Islam’s holy book, the Qur’an, has been handed to the office of the United Nation High Commissioner for Human Rights – writes Peter Kenny. The signatories say the law is used to settle scores with […]

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The struggle of Pakistan’s Christians

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Pakistan Protests Against the Burning of Christians in Gojra, Pakistan

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Blasphemy Law Targets Pakistani Christians

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Pakistan: Human Rights leader calls for the end of anti-blasphemy law

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Muslim Physicians Murdered for Choice of Religion

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