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 Pakistani Christians live in fear after girl's blasphemy arrest



Margrett Ghafoor, a Christian teacher in majority-Muslim Pakistan, says her lesson for the children she teaches has always been the same.

"My message is for everyone to broaden their minds, and ignore petty matters," says the 53-year-old mother of two. "Let's live together in peace."
Ghafoor has always felt free and safe when attending church services and practicing her religion, despite living in a country where at least 95 percent of the population is Muslim.

But her Christian community in Rawalpindi -- a sprawling suburb of the capital city of Islamabad -- has been anything but peaceful since the Aug. 16 arrest of a young Christian girl named Rimsha Masih. ...

read more: http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/08/28/13520915-pakistani-christians-live-in-fear-after-girls-blasphemy-arrest?lite


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 Re: Pakistani Christians live in fear after girl's blasphemy arrest

Surprising update to this case:

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/world/imam-held-in-blasphemy-girl-case/story-e6frg6so-1226463646428

Will be interesting to see how this plays out.

 2012/9/2 20:06Profile





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