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CII head says willing to review blasphemy law

ISLAMABAD: The head of Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) Muhammad Khan Sherani said on Thursday he is willing to review Pakistan's harsh blasphemy laws that critics say are regularly misused and have led to the deaths of hundreds, to decide if they are Islamic. Sherani advises the government on the compatibility of laws with Islam, told Reuters he was willing to reopen the debate and see whether sentences as harsh as the death penalty were fair. "The government of Pakistan should officially, at the government level, refer…