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A judge at the High Court in Islamabad has ordered the Pakistani police to open a criminal investigation into CIA involvement in a drone strike that killed three people on 31 December 2009.
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has declared that acceptance of same-sex marriage could lead to Christians being killed in South Sudan, Nigeria, Pakistan and elsewhere.
In his comments, Welby made some valid points. But the conclusions he drew from them seem to me to be severely mistaken.
Khadija Shah, a British woman from Birmingham, has been sentenced to life imprisonment for drugs offences in Pakistan despite denying all the charges against her.
Authorities in Pakistan are refusing to allow access for an independent medical assessment of a British man sentenced to death earlier this year on blasphemy charges.
Iran executed 331 people for drug-related charges in 2013, a new report published by the non-profit organisation Iran Human Rights reveals.
A Pakistani judge has ordered intelligence services to produce a victim of CIA drone strikes, missing since being seized from his Rawalpindi home a week ago.
A drone victim due to travel to Europe to give evidence to parliamentarians was detained on 5 February by unknown elements of the Pakistani police. He has not been seen since.
Lawyers acting for Mohammed Asghar, a British man suffering from severe mental illness, have appealed against his death sentence for blasphemy at Pakistan’s High Court.
Lawyers for Mohammed Asghar, a British man with severe mental health problems sentenced to death in Pakistan on blasphemy charges, finally gained access to their client yesterday (28 January).
The Methodist president and vice-president have expressed grave concern over potential reforms to Pakistan's controversial blasphemy law.