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Pakistan Blasphemy Acquittal Draws 3rd Day of Protests

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Pakistan was tense Friday on the third day of protests by Islamist groups denouncing the Supreme Court's acquittal of a Christian woman accused of blasphemy against Islam’s holy prophet. Members of a group Tehreek e-Labbaik ya Rasool Allah, or TLYR, blocked roads in cities across the country and clashed with police overnight. In a cell phone video of one such clash, a protester could be seen firing a pistol. The protests started Wednesday morning after the highest court in the...

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