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Rights Watch | 2nd June 2022

Rights Watch | 2nd June 2022

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The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted bail to a man accused of blasphemy, citing the prosecution’s “lack of interest” regarding the case. The court also reprimanded the police for becoming the plaintiff in the case

Rights Watch | 17th May 2022

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One Aslam on Monday shot dead his 16-year-old daughter Aiman and wounded her 17-year-old friend for ‘honour’ in Orangi Town's, Qasba Colony. The suspect managed to flee after the murder.

BISHOP JOHN JOSEPH: He sacrificed himself in protest, but nothing changed

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By Xari Jalil: Bishop John Joseph committed suicide in 1998 protesting against the Blasphemy Law. He was remembered at an event in his commemoration. Data shows that at least 1,949 persons have suffered from false allegations from 1985 till December 2021

Rights Watch | 28th March 2022

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The Kolhi community on Sunday blocked the Khipro-Umerkot highway in protest against the abduction of Gori Kolhi and the Khai police’s refusal to register an FIR. This is the fourth such incident of the kidnapping of Hindu women and girls in the past eight days

Rights Watch | 12th March 2022

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Toba Tek Singh police on Friday registered a case against a prayer leader for allegedly making blasphemous remarks against religious figures during a sermon.

Rights Watch | 9th March 2022

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Uch Sharif police have arrested 8 people for allegedly inducing a girl to commit suicide for marrying of her free will.
With scores of men arrested in lynching case, women left to fend for themselves

With scores of men arrested in lynching case, women left to fend for themselves

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Police have arrested hundreds in the Khanewal lynching case — many unjustly, say the women who have been left to fend for themselves.

21 ‘main’ suspects arrested in Khanewal lynching

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Local sources revealed that the situation escalated when a call was made from the mosque’s loudspeaker that there was an Ahmadi, who had been caught in the mosque for desecration of the Holy Quran. Following the announcement, a mob of thousands gathered outside the mosque.

Rights Watch | 14th February 2022

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Police on Sunday managed to rescue a man from being lynched by an enraged mob over alleged blasphemy in Faisalabad’s Tandlianwala. The incident comes just a day after a man was murdered by a mob for allegedly desecrating the Holy Quran in Mian Channu, Khanewal.

SC grants bail to blasphemy accused after four years of incarceration

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SC has granted bail to blasphemy accused Nadeem Samson after4 years of detention. The court noted that the petitioner is entitled to be released on bail as a matter of right as his trial could not be concluded within two year time period.