Indian Christians Rally Against Planned Execution Of Pakistan Christian

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Hundreds of Indian Christians have demonstrated at the border with neighboring Pakistan against the death sentence given to Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi on charges of committing blasphemy against Islam, The Times of India news paper reported Saturday, February 19.

NEWS ALERT: Pakistan Not Changing Blasphemy Laws, Prime Minister Says

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Pakistan's Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani says his government will not change the country's controversial blasphemy laws, adding to concerns of a Christian mother of five sentenced to death for "insulting" Islam.

NEWS ALERT: Muslim Protests As Cleric Offers Thousands For Killing Christian

By Santosh Digal, BosNewsLife Asia Correspondent

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Muslims began protests Friday, December 24, against plans to change Pakistan's blasphemy laws, after an Islamic leader offered nearly $6,000 for the killing of a Christian woman he accused of offending Islam.

NEWS ALERT: Pakistan President Delays Pardon For Christian Sentenced To Death

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with BosNewsLife Asia Service

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Pakistan's president Asif Ali Zardari will not immediately pardon a Christian who has been sentenced to death for allegedly insulting Islam, an official reportedly said Thursday, November 25.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan to Execute Christian Mother For ‘Blasphemy’

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A court in Pakistan has sentenced a Christian mother of four to death for "insulting" Islam's Prophet Muhammad, BosNewsLife learned Wednesday, November 10. Asia Bibi, 45, is believed to be the first woman sentenced to death under Pakistan's blasphemy law.