Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Pakistan Court Upholds Death Sentence in Blasphemy Killing

Pakistan’s highest court on Wednesday upheld the death sentence of a man convicted of killing a provincial governor for criticizing the country’s controversial blasphemy law.     The case dates to 2011 when a Christian woman was accused of insulting Islam and given the death sentence.  The governor of Pakistan’s populous Punjab province at the time, Salman Taseer, sought a presidential pardon for the woman, Asia Bibi.  He also called for reform of the controversial...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter