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Pakistan court sentences British man to death for blasphemy

By Agence France-Presse
Friday, January 24, 2014 4:52 EDT
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A court in Pakistan has sentenced a British man to death for blasphemy for claiming to be a prophet of Islam, a prosecutor and police said Friday. Mohammad Asghar, a British national of Pakistani origin, was arrested in 2010 in the garrison city of…



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