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Pakistan court sentences British man to death for blasphemy

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……

Thousands rally against blasphemy law reform in Pakistan

More than 50,000 people rallied in Pakistan’s southern city of Karachi on Sunday, police said, against the controversial reform of a blasphemy law that was behind the killing of a senior politician. Religious groups blocked a main thoroughfare in Karachi’s teeming metropolis holding banners in support of the police commando…

Police: Pakistani governor shot dead in Islamabad

Police say Pakistani provincial governor killed by his own guard in Islamabad market The governor of Pakistan’s powerful Punjab province was shot dead Tuesday by one of his guards in the Pakistani capital, apparently because he had spoken out against the country’s controversial blasphemy laws, officials said. The killing of…

Due to the entire world going mad this weekend

Maybe you’ve heard that some wingnut pastor in Florida may or may not be committing an act of blasphemy as part of the increasingly party-down style wingnut celebration known as 9/11? While the rest of use try like hell to remember that this day was a national tragedy where 3,000…

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