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Blasphemy law used against minorities in Pakistan
Associated Press ^ | Jan 29, 2014 2:11 AM EST | Kathy Gannon

Posted on 01/29/2014 12:07:07 AM PST by Olog-hai

The elderly man’s troubles started when two young men milling inside his homeopathic clinic casually asked him about his religion. He thought they were merely curious. In fact, they belonged to an outlawed militant group and were carrying hidden tape recorders.

Within hours, police officers showed up at Masood Ahmad’s clinic and played back the tape in which he explained the tenets of the minority Ahmadiyya sect, rejected by mainstream Muslims because it disputes the basic tenet of their faith that Muhammad is Islam’s last prophet. […]

The Pakistani representative of RescueChristians, speaking on condition of anonymity for his personal safety, said several Christians are waiting for travel documents to secretly leave Pakistan, while others are in jail awaiting trial and targeted for death by militant groups. …

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: blasphemylaw; jihad; pakistan; rop

1 posted on 01/29/2014 12:07:07 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

To say I don’t care much for Islam, would be a gross understatement.


2 posted on 01/29/2014 12:11:41 AM PST by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Vet 70-71 Msgt US Air Force, retired)
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What say you, man who say Packy-Stan?


3 posted on 01/29/2014 1:52:13 AM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Gene Eric

You have reached the office of the President of the
United States. He is not available at the present time,
however he wants you to know that he is FOCUSED
like a laser beam on economic inequality in Pockestan,
and will bring action to bear even if he has to go
around congress...


4 posted on 01/29/2014 5:12:04 AM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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