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 Court thwarts pardon of Pakistani facing death in blasphemy case


A surprise court intervention Monday in Pakistan could delay for years, or even scuttle, the chances of a presidential pardon for a Christian woman who's been condemned to death for blasphemy, lawyers and activists said.

The case of Asia Bibi has raised an international outcry, including a plea for mercy from Pope Benedict. The blasphemy law in majority-Muslim Pakistan is controversial. Its targets are mostly Christians and members of an Islamic minority sect known as Ahmedis, who often are convicted on seeming hearsay. ...

read more: http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2010/11/29/104451/court-thwarts-pardon-of-pakistani.html


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 2010/12/1 21:12Profile









 Re: Court thwarts pardon of Pakistani facing death in blasphemy case

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But the issue has provoked strong passions in Pakistan, including street demonstrations by religious hard-liners, who proclaim that a blasphemy conviction is so grave that it must be punished by death.

Muslims sound more like Pharisees. Wasn't that one of the reasons why the Pharisees accused Jesus of, for blasphemy?

I have to say this, these people are crazy! So blood thirsty.

 2010/12/1 23:10





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