Tag Archives: Blasphemy

#WorldPoli: Pakistan’s Feminists Fight Blasphemy Cases – #WorldPolitics

Pakistani feminists say they are determined to fight blasphemy charges filed in mid-April by militant Islamic groups opposed to their International Women’s Day rallies held on March 8. They rejected as “totally false” blasphemy allegations based on the social media postings of their rallies. “We’ve seen a weaponization of blasphemy …

Read More »

#WorldPoli: Blasphemy Cases Against Shiite Community Surge in Pakistan – #WorldPolitics

Human rights activists are voicing concern over a recent increase of blasphemy accusations against the Shiite minority community in Pakistan. According to the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), the country in August alone registered more than 40 blasphemy cases, with most of the charges targeting the Shiite community. One …

Read More »

#WorldPoli: Surging Blasphemy Cases Raise Concern in Pakistan – #WorldPolitics

A recent surge in blasphemy accusations in Pakistan has raised concerns among human rights groups. The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan has reported more than 40 cases of blasphemy in Pakistan in the month of August alone. VOA’s Arshad Momand visited the family of a man who is accused of …

Read More »