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    Pakistan Mob Kills Christian Couple Retreat

  • 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...

  • Police save Christian couple from mob

    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 on Thursday...

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

  • Police arrest cleric who led mob against Christian couple for 'blasphemy'

    LAHORE: Police said on Friday they had arrested a cleric, who was at large, accused of leading a mob trying to kill a Christian couple for allegedly desecrating the Holy Quran...

    “One of the clerics who led the mob demanding the arrest of the couple and their death was at large, he was arrested today (Friday) and we are looking for a barber who ignited the whole issue,” Sohail Zafar Chattha, the district police chief, told AFP...

  • 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 challan states that Maulvi Mohammad Hussain, Maulvi Arshad Baloch and Maulvi Noorul Hassan were involved in persistent provocative speech against the couple which led to the assembly of 400 people as a mob who then burnt Shama and Shahzad alive...

  • ATC sentences five to death over burning alive Christian couple in Kot Radha Kishan in 2014

    An Anti-Terrorism Court on Wednesday sentenced five men to death on two counts for their involvement in the burning alive of a Christian couple in Kot Radha Kishan in 2014...

    A challan submitted in court claimed the five men handed the death penalty gathered a large mob of hundreds by making announcements over a mosque loudspeaker and incited them to violence with incendiary speech...

  • 20 accused in 2014 Kot Radha Kishan lynching of Christian couple acquitted by ATC

    An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Lahore on Saturday acquitted 20 people suspected of involvement in the lynching and burning alive of a Christian couple in Kot Radha Kishan in 2014...

    Shahzad and Shama were burned alive in a brick kiln by a frenzied lynch mob ? incited by announcements made from mosques in the area ? ranging between 400-1,000 people for their alleged role in the desecration of the Holy Quran in Nov 2014...

  • Christian man kills own sister in name of 'honour' in Sialkot

    Anum Ishaq Masih, in her late teens and from a Christian family, was murdered while she slept in the city of Sialkot southwest of Lahore in the early hours of Sunday...

    “The girl, named Anum Ishaq Masih, was in her late teens and wanted to marry a Christian neighbour but the family was against the marriage,” he said...

  • Mob kills man for ‘smuggling’ cows to be slaughtered

    NEW DELHI: A village mob in northern India beat a Muslim man to death with sticks and injured four others who were accused of smuggling cows to be slaughtered for beef, police said on Friday...

    Hard-line Hindus have been trying to force a national ban on cow slaughter, triggering mob violence...

  • IN MEMORIAM: RETREAT INTO THE NIGHT

    Because Aamir was, by far, the best guitarist in Pakistan...

    “Aamir Zaki is probably one of the most prodigiously talented musicians to emerge from the wave of West-inspired music that has swept Pakistan,” I’d written in 1995...

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