Tag : Pakistan
Pakistan title : Pakistani Christian Thrown Off Roof After Sharing Gospel With Muslim Family - But Then Something Amazing Happened
summary : A Pakistani man who converted from Islam to Christianity was thrown off the top of a building and injured when he attempted to share the Gospel with his family. However, his bold witness eventually compelled his family to convert to the religion they once hated and become baptized.
date : Feb 21, 2017 10:57 AM EST
Pakistan Murder of Christian Couple title : Pakistan: 16 Y/O Christian Boy Facing Death Penalty After 'Blaspheming' Islam with Facebook Post Denied Bail
summary : A Pakistani Christian boy who was accused of blasphemy after a photo of the Kaaba in Mecca, one of the holiest sites in Islam, appeared on his Facebook profile, has been refused bail.
date : Feb 14, 2017 10:14 AM EST
Muslims Praying title : Christian, 70, Charged with Blasphemy in Pakistan as 106 Muslims Are Acquitted in 2013 Attack
summary : A 70-year-old Christian in Pakistan was jailed on blasphemy charges on the same day 106 Muslims accused in a 2013 attack on a Christian colony were acquitted.
date : Feb 06, 2017 01:03 PM EST
activism title : Five Anti-Taliban Activists Mysteriously Disappear in Pakistan in One-Week Span
summary : Five human rights and anti-Taliban activists in Pakistan have disappeared under suspicious circumstances within the last week, raising questions about personal security and freedom of expression in the restrictive country.
date : Jan 16, 2017 12:59 PM EST
Pakistan title : Christian Arrested for 'Desecrating Quran' After Refusing to Allow Muslims to Build on Church Land
summary : A Christian in Pakistan has been accused of desecrating the Quran and arrested on charges of blasphemy after refusing to allow Muslims to build a water treatment plant on church property.
date : Jan 04, 2017 01:53 PM EST
Pakistan title : Christian in Pakistan Jailed under Vindictive Blasphemy Charge, Sources Say
summary : Muslims in Pakistan have filed a blasphemy charge against a Christian in retaliation for refusing their demand that he and others cede church land to them, sources said.
date : Jan 04, 2017 10:42 AM EST
Pakistan Plane Crash title : Pakistan Plane Crash Update: All 48 Passengers Killed Caused By Possible Engine Failure
summary : One of the engines failed according to the mayday call by the pilot before it rammed on to the mountainside north of Islamabad. All 48 passengers died including a pop start turned preacher.
date : Dec 07, 2016 11:36 PM EST
Shahzad Masih and Wife Shama title : 13 Muslim Extremists Convicted of Burning Christian Couple to Death
summary : After two years, justice was finally served for a Pakistani Christian couple burned to death as 13 Muslim extremists were convicted and sentenced for the crime. The Pakistan anti-terrorism court sentenced five men—Mehdi Khan, Riaz Kambo, Irfan Shakoor, Muhammad Hanif, and religious leader Hafiz Ishtiaq—to death and imposed penalties of Rs200,000. The other eight were sentenced to two years in prison for their involvement in the crime.
date : Nov 26, 2016 08:06 AM EST
5 Sentenced to Death Over Killing title : Pakistan Sentences Five To Death Over Killing of Christian Couple in 2014
summary : In a rare victory over mob justice, five people were sentenced to death for the murder of a Christian couple who were falsely accused of blasphemy.
date : Nov 25, 2016 09:38 AM EST
Pakistan Christians title : Pakistan Bans All Christian TV Channels; Arrests Those Who Defy Law
summary : Pakistan has officially made illegal all 11 Christian TV channels airing in the country, leaving the country's 2.8 million Christians with no public media presence for the first time in nearly two decades. Officials have also arrested at least six cable operators for defying the order, according to reports.
date : Nov 18, 2016 01:20 PM EST
Pakistan title : Pakistan Fails to Punish Muslims Responsible for Burning Christian Couple Alive in Kiln for 'Blasphemy'
summary : Two years after a Muslim mob in Pakistan beat a Christian couple to death and threw their bodies into a brick kiln for allegedly desecrating the Koran, justice has still not been served for those responsible for the brutal murders.
date : Nov 11, 2016 01:08 PM EST
Badshashi Mosque title : Pakistan Authorities Release Tortured Mother and Son Accused of Blasphemy After Politicians, Groups Intervene
summary : Pakistani police released a mother and her nine-year-old son accused of blasphemy after several days of holding them in custody because of increasing public clamor to set them free.
date : Nov 03, 2016 12:31 PM EDT
Pakistan title : 9 Y/O Pakistani Boy Facing Death Penalty After Muslim Accused Him of Burning Quran Released From Prison
summary : A 9-year-old Christian boy facing the death penalty after being accused of burning the Quran has been released from prison thanks to the efforts of politicians and humanitarian groups.
date : Oct 28, 2016 11:53 AM EDT
Asia Bibi title : Pakistan Supreme Court Delays Ruling on Asia Bibi Case as Islamist Pressures Mount
summary : As Islamist groups warned of reprisals for a possible acquittal in Pakistan's highest profile blasphemy case, the country's Supreme Court today delayed ruling on an appeal against the death sentence given to Christian mother of five Aasiya Noreen.
date : Oct 13, 2016 11:51 AM EDT
Pakistan Christians title : Pakistan Bans 11 Christian TV Stations, Leaving Believers With No Media Presence
summary : Pakistani officials have banned 11 Christian television channels, leaving the country's 2.8 million Christians with no public media presence for the first time in nearly two decades.
date : Oct 13, 2016 10:57 AM EDT
Pakistan title : Christian Girl Tortured, Raped By Gang of Muslim Men Because She Refused to Convert to Islam
summary : A Christian girl in Pakistan was tortured and gang-raped by a group of Muslim men because she refused to convert to Islam, a horrific new report has revealed.
date : Oct 07, 2016 10:35 AM EDT
Asia Bibi title : Asia Bibi Blasphemy Case: Rights Groups Urge 24/7 Prayer As Christian Mother Faces Last Chance to Overturn Death Sentence
summary : A Christian charity is urging believers worldwide to unite in prayer for Asia Bibi, the Pakistani Christian mother who has suffered in prison since she was arrested in 2010, as she faces her final chance to overturn the decision which sentenced her to death under the country's blasphemy laws.
date : Oct 06, 2016 01:10 PM EDT
Blasphemy title : 16 Y/O Christian Boy Facing Death Penalty After 'Blaspheming' Islam with Facebook Post, Family Forced to Flee
summary : A 16-year-old Christian boy in Pakistan is facing the death penalty after after a photo of the Kaaba in Mecca, one of the holiest sites in Islam, appeared on his Facebook profile.
date : Sep 29, 2016 04:40 PM EDT
Pakistan title : Mob of Drunken Muslims Physically, Verbally Abuse Christian Families, Insult Name of Jesus Christ
summary : A mob of drunken Muslims stormed the homes of Christians in Pakistan, beating men, women and children they deemed to be "ritually impure" and insulting the name of Jesus Christ.
date : Sep 22, 2016 09:40 AM EDT
Facebook Trumps Bible title : Pakistan Teenager Detained for Facebook Like
summary : 16 year old Christian Pakistan boy incarcerated for liking an "inappropriate" photograph on Facebook
date : Sep 21, 2016 03:55 PM EDT
Pakistan title : Muslims Shoot Father of Kidnapped Christian Woman in Pakistan, Sources Say
summary : Three days after police in Pakistan refused to comply with a court order to arrest Muslims who abducted, raped and tried to convert and marry a young Christian woman, one of the kidnappers shot her father, sources said.
date : Sep 07, 2016 10:53 AM EDT
Asia Bibi title : Asia Bibi Blasphemy Case: Christian Mother Facing Last Chance to Overturn Death Sentence
summary : Asia Bibi, the Pakistani Christian mother who has suffered in prison since she was arrested in 2010, will have one final chance to overturn the decision which sentenced her to death under the country's blasphemy laws.
date : Aug 23, 2016 11:18 AM EDT
Qandeel Baloch title : Pakistan 'Honor Killing:' Brother of Model Qandeel Baloch 'Proud of Murdering Her'
summary : The brother of Pakistani model and social media star, Qandeel Baloch, said he's proud to have killed his 26-year-old sister, because "girls are born to stay home" and he was embarrassed by her social media posts. Baloch's brother, Waseem Azeem, 25, filmed a confession video, in which he expressed no remorse. Waseem said killing his sister brought honor to his family and earned him a place "in heaven."
date : Jul 24, 2016 01:20 PM EDT
Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit title : Terrorism has No Religion or Faith, Says Pakistan Diplomat to India Abdul Basit
summary : Countries should transcend biases to fight terrorism, because terrorism has no religion and faith, proclaimed Abdul Basit, Pakistan's high commissioner to India, on Wednesday while speaking at an event to mark the first anniversary of the Army Public School attack in Peshawar.
date : Dec 16, 2015 12:48 PM EST
Pakistan title : Police Hasty, Brutal in Arrest of Christian Accused of Blasphemy in Pakistan: 'This is Sheer Injustice'
summary : Authorities in the Kasur District this week charged and jailed a Christian accused of blasphemy by Muslim business competitors, and police beat area Christians in their search for him, sources said.
date : Sep 04, 2015 01:44 PM EDT
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