Pakistan: Christian boy, 16, arrested for Kaaba ‘blasphemy’

More Pakistani Muslim Mob Rule.

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Nabeel Masih, 16, is alleged to have "defamed" the Kaaba in Mecca, the building at the centre of Islam's most sacred mosque. Amalia Sari / Flickr / CC Nabeel Masih, 16, is alleged to have “defamed” the Kaaba in Mecca, the building at the centre of Islam’s most sacred mosque.
Amalia Sari / Flickr / CC

(World Watch Monitor) A 16-year-old Christian boy has been accused of committing blasphemy by “liking” and sharing a post on Facebook which “defamed and disrespected” the Kaaba in Mecca, the building at the centre of Islam’s most sacred mosque.

Most of the Christians in the boy’s village have since fled their homes for fear of an angry backlash against them.

At around 3pm on Sunday (18 Sep.), several police vans raided Nabeel Masih’s house in Dina Nath village – in the Kasur district of Punjab province, 30 miles southwest of Lahore. There are at least 300 Christian homes in the village.

The complainant, Akhtar Ali, filed this accusation at the nearby Phoolnagar Police Station: “On 18 September, I was with…

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