BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Christian Mother Asia Bibi Sentenced To Death By Appeals Court


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

asiabibiLAHORE PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- An appeals court in Pakistan upheld a death sentence against a devoted Christian mother for "blasphemy" against Islam, sparking calls for prayers amid concerns a Supreme Court case may take years, BosNewsLife learned Thursday, October 16.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Court Sentences Christian Man To Death For Blasphemy (Update)

(ADDS COMMENTS FROM AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL, MORE CASES, BACKGROUND)

By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

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LAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A court in Pakistan has sentenced a Pakistani Christian man to death for blasphemy against Islam, in a case that sparked a local riot and international concerns over the country's blasphemy legislation, a lawyer involved in the case told BosNewsLife Thursday, March 27.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Court Hears Appeal Christian Woman Against Death Sentence


By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

ISLAMABAD, asia_bibiPAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Pakistani court will hear the appeal of a Christian woman who was sentenced to death for blasphemy against Islam after the hearing was postponed twice, Catholic sources told BosNewsLife Monday, March 24.

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.

Pakistan Bishop Praising God For Persecution


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

crossLAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- The leader of one of Pakistan's largest Pentecostal churches says he is "thankful" to God for persecution after he and other church members were attacked by violent Muslims, with police refusing to intervene