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ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani authorities have arrested a young Christian girl after hundreds of furious neighbors gathered outside her house and accused her of violating the country’s strict blasphemy laws by burning pages of the Muslim holy book, police and neighbors said Monday. The girl’s age was not immediately clear, with reports […]
Tens of thousands of people have rallied in Karachi against possible changes to the blasphemy law that was behind the killing of Salman Taseer, the governor of Punjab. His liberal stance is what got him killed.
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Pakistanis Rally […]
ONE MONTH after the disaster began, flood waters were threatening to engulf two more towns in southern Pakistan yesterday, as the United Nations warned tens of thousands of children are now at risk of death from malnutrition.
Current Status 3rd week of flooding U.N. reports 20 million people affected U.N. reports that many of the 20 million have not received any emergency aid.
SHADAD KOT, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan’s president defended the government’s much-criticized response to the country’s record-breaking flood crisis as emergency workers worked frantically to shore up a system of […]
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Pakistan (Reuters) – Soldiers and aid workers struggled on Monday to reach at least a million people cut off by landslides that have complicated relief efforts after the worst floods in Pakistan in 80 years.
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This is an email from a Pastor in Pakistan
Thanks for your prayers. Things are very bad here after the heavy rains and floods. All most all of our congregations in the villages have lost everything, they are under the open sky and still waiting for the rescue and help from the government. […]
ISLAMABAD — More rain soaked flood-ravaged Pakistan on Saturday and even heavier downpours were forecast in the coming days, deepening a crisis in which hard-line Islamist groups have rushed to fill gaps in the government’s patchy response.
Two Christian men were shot to death as they left a courthouse on Monday, July 19, in Faisalabad, Pakistan, according to VOM sources. Rashid Emmanuel, 32, and his brother, Sajid, 30, were facing blasphemy charges after allegedly distributing papers that denigrated Mohammed.
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(Reuters) – Floods caused by a week of heavy rain have killed more than 1,000 people in Pakistan’s northwest and rescuers battled on Sunday to distribute relief to tens of thousands of trapped people.