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  • All suspects in killing of Murree school teacher arrested: police

    ISLAMABAD: Police announced on Friday that all five suspects in the brutal killing of a 19-year-old school teacher who was tortured, doused with gasoline and set on fire earlier this week for refusing to marry a man twice her age are now in custody...

    Bibi's family has maintained that she was killed for rejecting a marriage proposal from a man who owned a school and wanted her to marry his son...

  • Christian man in Lahore sentenced to death over blasphemous WhatsApp text

    A Christian man in Lahore has been sentenced to death for blasphemy after he sent a Muslim friend a poem on WhatsApp that insulted Islam, a lawyer said Friday...

    Pakistan is cracking down against blasphemy related crimes on social media with former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar threatening to block all social media websites with 'blasphemous content' earlier this year...

  • Christian man in Lahore arrested over allegations of blasphemy

    A Christian bicycle mechanic in Lahore was arrested on June 15 over allegations of blasphemy after he became involved in a dispute regarding payment for services rendered to a customer, police said Thursday...

    Human rights activist Napoleon Qayyum told Dawn that Ashfaq Masih ? a resident of Mariam Colony in Green Town, Lahore ? was working at a repair shop in the Bagarhian suburb of the city when Muhammad Ishfaq, a resident of the...

  • Police save Christian couple from 'blasphemy' mob near Lahore

    LAHORE: Police saved a Christian couple from a mob who were attempting to lynch them for allegedly committing blasphemy, and later arrested a cleric for inciting the violence, a senior officer said Thursday...

    Sohail Zafar Chattha, the district police chief, told AFP the illiterate Christian couple had obtained an old panaflex advertisement awning which contained the names and slogans of various colleges, which they were using as a...

  • Christian healer arrested for blasphemy in Lahore

    LAHORE: Police have arrested a Christian faith healer under the controversial blasphemy laws for having Islamic script on a sword he used to treat his clients, officials said Monday...

    “The arrest was made after residents complained that the Christian man used a sword for healing patients on which Islamic verses were inscribed and it was offending for their religious sentiments,” Mukhtar said...

  • Murree with a curry: Pakistan alcohol booms

    RAWALPINDI: At Murree Brewery, home of Pakistan's national lager, vintage copper boilers belch odorous fumes as they churn out 10 million litres of beer each year...

    Whether it's beer produced by the crateful in Murree's venerable red brick brewery ? opposite the powerful army's headquarters in Rawalpindi ? or wine discreetly fermented in a bedroom, alcohol sales are booming in "teetotalitarian" Pakistan...

  • Murree with a curry: alcohol sales boom in 'teetotalitarian' Pakistan

    RAWALPINDI: At Murree Brewery, home of Pakistan's national lager, vintage copper boilers belch odorous fumes as they churn out 10 million litres of beer each year...

    Whether it's beer produced by the crateful in Murree's venerable red brick brewery ? opposite the powerful army's headquarters in Rawalpindi ? or wine discreetly fermented in a bedroom, alcohol sales are booming in "teetotalitarian" Pakistan...

  • Murree with a curry: Pakistan alcohol booms

    RAWALPINDI: At Murree Bre­wery, home of Pakistan’s national lager, vintage copper boilers belch odorous fumes as they churn out 10 million litres of beer each year...

    Whether it’s beer produced by the crateful in Murree’s venerable red brick brewery — close to the powerful army’s headquarters in Rawa­lpindi — or wine discreetly fermented in a bedroom, alcohol sales are booming in ‘teetotalitarian’ Pakistan...

  • Christian boy killed over mobile phone dispute, claims DPO

    VEHARI: A dispute over mobile phone actually led to the torture of a Class IX student, Sheron Masih, at the Government MC High School, Burewala, who later died of his injuries on Aug 30...

    An FIR (471/17) was registered with Model Town police station, Burewala, under Section 302 of the Pakistan Penal Code and the only nominated suspect, Ahmed Raza, was arrested within a few hours of the incident...

  • One year on, questions about Christian writer Nahed Hattar’s murder remain unanswered

    We welcome Christian refugees in the West because we feel they are “our” people, perhaps because we also suspect — the notion is ridiculous, of course — that Christianity is now a “Western” rather than an Eastern religion...

    Almost exactly a year ago, the 56-year-old Jordanian Arab Christian journalist Nahed Hattar was assassinated in the very centre of Amman by an Islamist “well known” to the security authorities (as we like to say...

  • Christian marriage bill to be sent to law ministry

    ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Human Rights has decided to forward the Christian Marriage and Divorce Bill 2017 to the law ministry to be vetted, before it is forwarded to the cabinet...

    The decision was made by Human Rights Minister Mumtaz Ahmed Tarar after a meeting with a delegation of Hindu and Christian community representatives...

  • Two Christian women attacked with acid in Quetta

    QUETTA: A man severely injured two Christian girls in Quetta on Friday when he threw acid on them in the city's Kasi road...

    Read more: Unforgiving scar: 2014, a year of horrific acid attacksAcid, found easily and cheaply across Pakistan has been used a weapon to exact 'revenge' in domestic violence cases...

  • Christian couple lynching: ATC indicts 106 suspects

    LAHORE: An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Thursday indicted 106 suspects in the Kot Radha Kishan Christian couple lynching that took place last year...

    The indictment of the 106 came after the police submitted a challan (charge-sheet) against the suspects at the ATC in Lahore today...

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