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A World Council of Churches sponsored hearing has urged the Pakistani government to take steps to stop abuse of the blasphemy law.
A public hearing on the “Misuse of blasphemy law and religious minorities in Pakistan”, organised by the World Council of Churches, is being held in Geneva.
Amnesty International has welcomed the decision to grant bail to Rimsha Masih, but says Pakistan must urgently reform its blasphemy laws.
The World Council of Churches has made a statement on abductions, forced marriages and forced conversions of young women in Pakistan.
Church officials in Pakistan say they are encouraged by the arrest of a cleric on charges of framing an illiterate Christian teenager on blasphemy charges.
Groups in Islamabad are continuing to lobby the Pakistani government in the case of a Christian young woman charged with blasphemy.
An international public hearing highlighting the plight of religious minorities and misuse of blasphemy law in Pakistan will be held from 17 to 19 September
Aizzah Fatima recently brought her controversial and stimulating one-woman play 'Dirty Paki Lingerie' to these islands for the first time, following a highly successful run in the United States. Katie MacFadyen reflects.
A stimulating, comedic and controversial one-woman show comes to Edinburgh tomorrow night, defying simplistic portrayals of Muslim women.
Olympic sponsor GE faces calls to honour the ‘Olympic Truce’ by acting to stop the use of its drone components in strikes carried out by the US in Pakistan and Yemen.