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The Fallout From the Aasia Bibi Blasphemy Verdict
November 01, 2018
The Fallout From the Aasia Bibi Blasphemy Verdict
Can this be Pakistan’s watershed moment for standing up to religious extremists?
The Fallout From the Aasia Bibi Blasphemy Verdict
Misuse of Blasphemy Law Again on the Rise in Pakistan
August 15, 2018
Misuse of Blasphemy Law Again on the Rise in Pakistan
Pakistan's blasphemy law is easily abused but amendments to the controversial law are unlikely.
Misuse of Blasphemy Law Again on the Rise in Pakistan
Pakistan Issues First Death Sentence for Digital Blasphemy
June 13, 2017
Pakistan Issues First Death Sentence for Digital Blasphemy
The ruling is a reminder that Pakistan's blasphemy law is an existential threat for the state.
Pakistan Issues First Death Sentence for Digital Blasphemy
Pakistan’s Missing Activists and the State's War on Online Anonymity
January 18, 2017
Pakistan’s Missing Activists and the State's War on Online Anonymity
The disappearance of prominent online voices has a chilling effect on other nonconforming bloggers.
Pakistan’s Missing Activists and the State's War on Online Anonymity
In Pakistan, Blasphemy Accusation Endangers Christian Lives
May 15, 2016
In Pakistan, Blasphemy Accusation Endangers Christian Lives
Villagers in Pakistan's Punjab province live in fear after a member of their community is accused of blasphemy.
In Pakistan, Blasphemy Accusation Endangers Christian Lives
Banding for Blasphemy: Mumtaz Qadri and Pakistan's Barelvis
April 06, 2016
Banding for Blasphemy: Mumtaz Qadri and Pakistan's Barelvis
The Barelvis are generally seen as moderate Muslims, but Mumtaz Qadri's execution might change that.
Banding for Blasphemy: Mumtaz Qadri and Pakistan's Barelvis
Crunch Time for Pakistan’s Extremist Battle
April 05, 2016
Crunch Time for Pakistan’s Extremist Battle
Devastating recent attacks raise the stakes for the government.
Crunch Time for Pakistan’s Extremist Battle
Interview: Farahnaz Ispahani
March 10, 2016
Interview: Farahnaz Ispahani
“Christians, Hindus, Shia Muslims are under attack every day.”
Interview: Farahnaz Ispahani
Interview: Pervez Hoodbhoy
November 05, 2015
Interview: Pervez Hoodbhoy
The renowned physicist and essayist on the state of liberalism in Pakistan.
Interview: Pervez Hoodbhoy
Pakistan’s Troubled Minorities
April 08, 2015
Pakistan’s Troubled Minorities
Veengas Yangeen on forced conversions and dubious convictions of blasphemy.
Pakistan’s Troubled Minorities
Blasphemy and the Case of Mumtaz Qadri
March 02, 2015
Blasphemy and the Case of Mumtaz Qadri
Can Pakistan’s judiciary take a stand against religious extremism?
Blasphemy and the Case of Mumtaz Qadri
Blasphemy Laws: Pakistan’s Religious Apartheid
August 09, 2014
Blasphemy Laws: Pakistan’s Religious Apartheid
Pakistan condemns Israel in Gaza is hypocritical, but has its own issues with religious minorities.
Blasphemy Laws: Pakistan’s Religious Apartheid
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