ISLAMABAD: Police arrested a cleric for inciting violence after a 15-year-old boy who was reported to have been mistakenly accused of blasphemy cut off his own hand.
KOT RADHA KISHAN: Four-year-old Aliya’s life collapsed last year when her illiterate Christian parents were falsely accused of tossing out pages of the Holy Quran in their rubbish, and then lynched and burnt on a brick kiln by an angry mob.
JHELUM: An angry mob in the city of Jhelum torched a factory after one of its employees was accused of committing blasphemy, police officials said on Saturday.
LAHORE: Police have arrested a Christian faith healer under the country's blasphemy laws for having Islamic script on a sword he used to treat his clients, officials said Monday.
GUJRAT: Police have arrested three Christian men under terrorism laws for using the word "Prophet" to describe a dead pastor on a poster, officials said Thursday.
ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP) agreed Wednesday to hear an appeal by a Christian woman, Asiya Bibi against her death sentence for blasphemy, lawyers said, in a case that has drawn criticism from rights campaigners.
MAKKI: Police in Punjab saved a Christian couple from a Muslim mob who were attempting to lynch them for allegedly committing blasphemy, and later arrested a cleric for inciting the violence, a senior officer said Thursday.
VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis on Wednesday met the husband and daughter of Asiya Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman sentenced to death over blasphemy charges, the Vatican said.
BAGHDAD: Islamic State militants said on Tuesday they had killed two men in northern Iraq for homosexuality and another for blasphemy.
JERUSALEM: Thousands of Palestinians rallied in the occupied West Bank on Saturday to protest against the publication of sketches depicting the Prophet Mohammad (Peace Be Upon Him) in French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo.