Pakistan Brothers Remain Detained For Blasphemy


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

APTOPIX Pakistan Asia EclipseISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Two Christian brothers remain detained on charges of blasphemy against Islam after one of them was accused of having "disrespectful material" on his website, a senior rights official confirmed to BosNewsLife Monday, July 20. "A case has been registered against Qaisar and Amoon Ayub of Lahore relating to accusations dating back to 2011," said Nasir Saeed, a director of the Pakistan-based advocacy 'Centre for Legal Aid Assistance and Settlement' (CLAAS).

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Christian Asia Bibi In High Court Over Death Sentence


By BosNewsLife Asia Service
Asia Bibi to be executed?ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Pakistani court will hear the appeal of a Pakistani woman who has been "languishing in prison since 2009" after she was sentenced to death on charges of blasphemy against Islam, amid hope her conviction may be overturned, advocacy officials involved in the case told BosNewsLife Saturday, March 15.

Suspected Islamic Militants Attack Pastor and Family; Son Injured


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Pakistan remained concerned Monday, May 23, over the situation of Pastor Ashraf Paul and his family after they reportedly narrowly survived a drive by shooting by suspected Islamic militants in Punjab province, seriously injuring their eldest son.

 

 

2009 “Worst Year” For Pakistan Christians

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

020409-humanitaire-mISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Last year was the worst period of persecution against Christians in Pakistan in thelast decade, with attacks, arrests and detentions that reportedly killed some 130 Christians across the Islamic country,an advocacy group said Thursday, January 21.