March 8, 1996

Pakistan blasphemy laws come under fire in Senate panel

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c. 1996 Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS)-Pakistan’s controversial blasphemy laws, which carry a mandatory death sentence, continue to foster a climate of violence and intolerance against Christians and Ahmadiyyah Muslims in the predominantly Sunni Muslim nation, human rights advocates told a Senate panel Wednesday (March 6). At a hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee […]

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