Posts Tagged ‘Shahbaz Bhatti’

Church tries to dampen down protests over Asia Bibi

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

As international pressure grows for the release of Asia Bibi — a Christian mother of five who faces a death sentence in Pakistan for alleged blasphemy — local Church officials are trying to dampen down protests lest they provoke Islamic extremists. “Instead of making noises, we would prefer to keep quiet and wait for the Read more

A truly Islamic state would protect Christians

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

“It is heartbreaking to see Pakistan’s founding principles betrayed by its blasphemy laws” In the history of some countries there comes a period when political and factional murder becomes almost routine — Russia at the beginning of the 20th century, Germany and its neighbours in the early 1930s. It has invariably been the precursor of Read more