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Pakistan Court Sentences Christian Man to Death for Blasphemy
World  (tags: Pakistan, Christians, blasphemy, death sentence, religion, Islam, riots, Lahore )

Beatrice
- 19 days ago - theguardian.com
A court in Pakistan has sentenced a Christian man to death for blasphemy, his lawyer said, over an incident that triggered a riot in the country's second-largest city.Sawan Masih was convicted of insulting the prophet Muhammad during the course of a
Gunmen Kidnap Six-Strong Polio Team in K-P
World  (tags: Pakistan, kidnapping med team, polio, Jew-hatred-based )

Beth
- 54 days ago - tribune.com.pk
PESHAWAR: Masked gunmen kidnapped a six-member polio vaccination team -- a doctor, two local employees of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and three guards -- in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) on Monday, an official said.
Pakistan: 500 Women and Girls Murdered in Islamic Honor Killings Each Year, Many More Go Unreported
World  (tags: Pakistan, Islam, Honor killing of women )

Beth
- 62 days ago - jihadwatch.org
This article, like most about honor killings, never once mentions Islam. This steadfast and universal refusal to identify the root cause of honor murders only ensures that there will be more of them. Muslims commit 91 percent of honor killings worldwide.
An Inside Look at the Taliban's Bankers - Reuters Investigates - VIDEO   video
World  (tags: War, Afghanistan, Pakistan, secret funding, crime, drugs, corruption, banks, Americans, taxpayers, US treasury, Obama, Pentagon )

Angelika
- 85 days ago - reuters.com
In Afghanistan, the lines between Taliban finance and legitimate commerce are often blurred. Reuters Special Correspondent Matthew Green takes us through the clandestine world of the currency dealers suspected of secretly funding the insurgency.
Pakistani Girl Crawls Out of Grave After Being Raped, Buried Alive
World  (tags: Pakistan, 13 year girl, raped, buried alive, climbs out of grave )

Beth
- 143 days ago - nypost.com
A 13-year-old girl has dug herself out of a muddy grave after being raped by two men who then buried her alive in Pakistan. The teen was abducted from her local village in the Punjab province while she was walking to Koran lessons.
Nestlé: Stop Draining Pakistan Dry! - PLEASE SIGN!!!
World  (tags: Nestle, water, ethics, Pakistan, greed )

Judy
- 151 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Nestlé is draining developing countries' groundwater to make its Pure Life bottled water, destroying countries' natural resources before forcing its people to buy their own water back.
'Raped Girl Dug Herself Out of Grave'
World  (tags: world, humanrights, Rape, buried alive, pakistan )

Rose
- 171 days ago - au.news.yahoo.com
The teenager was attacked in Toba Tek Singh, an area of Punjab, while walking to Koran lessons. She was reportedly buried alive by the two attackers who thought she had died during the assault.
Free Pakistani Woman Sentenced to Die for Drinking Water
World  (tags: Pakistan, Islam, Muslims, Christians, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', crime, ethics, freedoms, society, violence, Asia Bibi )

Ge
- 217 days ago - forcechange.com
Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian and mother of five children, was sentenced to death in 2009 for drinking from a well which was used by Muslim women. In a section of her book with French reporter Anne-Isabelle Tollet Blasphemy: A Memoir, reprinted in
Polio Vaccinators Face Deadly Risks In Pakistan
World  (tags: Pakistan, polio, health care, healthcare workers, violence, politics, death, children )

Carrie
- 271 days ago - popsci.com
Here's another twist on "vaccine safety." Over the past year, Pakistani villagers have been shooting healthcare workers that came to give them the polio vaccine. In regions where polio is endemic, anti-vaccination views are tied to politics.
Pakistan: 3 Christian Boys Were Killed By Police Due to Love Affair With Muslim Girls
World  (tags: Pakistan, police, kill Christian boys for being in love wi )

Beth
- 284 days ago - faithfreedom.org
Islamic law forbids Muslim women to marry non-Muslim men, although Muslim men may marry non-Muslim women. One of the boys was tortured as well. Only in a place ruled by Sharia can police kill Christians boys for this.
"Honor" Killing: Two Teenage Sisters Shot Dead in Pakistan for Dancing in the Rain
World  (tags: Pakistan, Islamic Honor Killing, Girls Dancing in the Rain )

Beth
- 291 days ago - nydailynews.com
Five gunmen killed Noor Basra, 15, Noor Sheza, 16, and their mother, Noshehra, after a video of the three dancing in traditional garb in the rain went viral. It is believed stepbrother Khutore ordered the death as an 'honor' killing for the video. He has
Protect Women's Rights Organisations Working in the Tribal Regions of Pakistan - Action
World  (tags: women's rights, NGO, Pakistan, asia, society, violence )

Angelika
- 365 days ago - change.org
A Pakistan grassroots NGO led by tribal women was targeted by a bomb blast at their office on 30th March, 2013. Tthey need our support. Please sign the petition
No Compulsion in Religion? Punjab, Convert to Islam or Die: The 20 Year Long Nightmare of a Christian Family
World  (tags: Pakistan, Muslims harass and try force Christian f )

Beth
- 375 days ago - asianews.it
Since the late 1980s Sadiq Masih Zafar and his family have been living under the constant threat of Islamist groups. In 1998, his daughter was kidnapped and seriously injured. Today her sister is being threatened with a similar fate. Despite reporting the
US Drone Strikes In Pakistan Violate Country's Sovereignty, UN Says
World  (tags: United Nations, drones, drone strikes, Pakistan, US, civilian casualties, death, children, violation, investigation, UNSR Emerson, humanrights, terrorism )

Angelika
- 399 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The head of a U.N. team investigating casualties from U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan declared after a secret research trip to the country that the attacks violate Pakistan's sovereignty.
TAKE ACTION --- Condemn Pakistan for Beheading Indian Soldiers
World  (tags: conflict, India, Pakistan, Kashmir, political violence )

Lynn
- 460 days ago - forcechange.com
On January 8th in the district of Poonch, two Indian soldiers were shot to death and then decapitated in a Pakistani border raid along the disputed 740 kilometer heavily militarized border known as the Line-of-Control in the province of Kashmir.
 

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