Tag: blasphemy law

Indonesian Christian sentenced to 10 years in prison for posting videos critical of Islam

Originally published in The Christian Post An Indonesian Christian YouTuber has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for posting a video that purportedly offended people across the Muslim-majority country. Muhammad Kace, a former Muslim cleric who converted to Christianity in 2014 and had been uploading videos to YouTube criticszing […]

Pakastani Christians granted asylyum after release from death row

Originally published in Eternity News This week, a Pakistani Christian couple, who had been on death row for seven years on false blasphemy charges, has safely arrived in Europe*. The Lahore High Court had overturned their death sentence in early June. A session court had sentenced Shagufta Kausar and Shafqat Emmanuel to death by hanging in 2014. The parents of four faced death threats after the news of their acquittal broke.   “We are delighted that Shagufta and Shafqat […]

Asia Bibi ‘hunted door-to-door’

Originally published in Assist News Supporters appeal for Asia Bibi and her family to be given asylum PAKISTAN (ANS – Nov. 23, 2018) — The family of Asia Bibi, the Christian woman who spent eight years on death row in Pakistan for blasphemy before being acquitted three weeks ago, claim […]