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Pakistani Christian Sentenced to Death

A Pakistani court has sentenced to death a Christian man accused of blasphemy in a case that sparked a riot in the eastern city of Lahore. Sawan Masih was arrested last year after a friend accused him of making derogatory remarks about the Prophet Muhammad. Thousands of Muslims rampaged through Joseph Colony, a Christian area of Lahore, to protest the alleged blasphemous remarks. Amnesty International condemned Masih's conviction and sentencing, saying there were "serious...

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