Christian, 70, Charged with Blasphemy in Pakistan as 106 Muslims Are Acquitted

Pakistan’s discriminatory laws and justice system continue to victimise Christians.

Muslim mob burn down and destroy entire Christian neighborhood for blasphemy charge claimed to be false.

Sawan Masih sentenced to death in 2014 for accusations of blasphemy. This led to riots in Lahore where mob of 3,000 destroyed 178 Christian homes, 75 businesses and a church.

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Muslim mob burn down and destroy entire Christian neighborhood for blasphemy charge claimed to be false. Muslim mob burn down and destroy entire Christian neighborhood for blasphemy charge claimed to be false.

Pakistan (Morning Star News) – A 70-year-old Christian in Pakistan was jailed on blasphemy charges on the same day 106 Muslims accused in a 2013 attack on a Christian colony were acquitted.

A mosque leader in the Lambanwali area north of Gujranwala, Punjab Province, on Jan. 28 accused Mukhtar Masih of writing two letters containing derogatory remarks about the Koran and Muhammad, the prophet of Islam, police records show. He was charged under Section 295-A, deliberate and malicious acts intending to outrage religious feelings, which carries a sentence of 10 years of prison and/or a fine, and under Section 298, derogatory remarks against “holy personages,” punishable by three years’ imprisonment and/or fine.

Police raided Masih’s house on Jan. 28 and took his entire family into custody, an area source told Morning Star…

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