Activists and social media trackers say there has been a surge in online sectarian attacks, hate speech and cries of blasphemy
27 Aug 2020 12:25 PM
A Pakistani Christian woman who spent eight years on death row over false blasphemy charges, Asia Bibi, has left the country.
08 May 2019 3:15 PM
51 members of the European Parliament, in a letter to Imran Khan said oppression of religious minorities violated the UN's treaty on UDHR.
02 May 2019 11:57 AM
A US lawmaker has introduced a resolution in the House of Representatives to grant asylum to Pakistani woman Aasia Bibi.
01 Feb 2019 10:17 AM
'Appeal is allowed. She has been acquitted. Judgement of high court as well as trial court is reversed,' said Pak's Chief Justice in ruling.
31 Oct 2018 1:06 PM
Conservative organization that led the charge on social media denied it was trying to censor art.
12 Sep 2017 2:10 PM
The accused was moved to another place after rumours that religious groups intend to attack police station
15 Jul 2017 3:49 PM
Mashal Khan, 23, was stripped, beaten, shot before being thrown from the 2nd floor of his hostel at the Abdul Wali Khan University in April.
05 Jun 2017 8:08 PM
A report by investigators says 23-year-old Mashal Khan, who was killed in April, was targeted by students who saw him as a political rival.
05 Jun 2017 12:06 PM
The mob, meanwhile, tried to break into the police station to attack the man.
21 Apr 2017 8:50 PM
The women reportedly had raised slogans in jubilation after killing Abbas saying, ‘We have eliminated a blasphemer’.
21 Apr 2017 9:30 AM
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif vowed to prosecute the perpetrators as protests broke out in several cities.
17 Apr 2017 3:13 PM
Mashal was killed, while Abdullah was injured for allegedly 'publishing blasphemous content online'.
15 Apr 2017 8:18 PM
The death in the northwestern city of Mardan is the latest violence linked to accusations of blasphemy in Pakistan.
15 Apr 2017 8:25 AM
On March 14, Sharif had said that forced conversion and discrimination against minorities were not allowed in Islam.
22 Mar 2017 8:06 PM
He also ordered to take necessary actions in accordance with the judicial guidelines issued by the court.
14 Mar 2017 3:11 PM
Goraya, who like the other activists criticised religious extremism and the military establishment.
09 Feb 2017 4:00 PM
The clerics have accused the missing writers of blasphemy after a social media campaign linked them to allegations of blasphemy.
25 Jan 2017 1:16 PM
The hardliners have called for protests if police do not charge activist Shaan Taseer with blasphemy against Islam, punishable by death.
03 Jan 2017 9:22 AM