Karachi- Pakistan-

Family of Pakistani blasphemy suspect demands answers

Father of Christian man who jumped from building in suicide attempt says his son is not a criminal.
Activists hold a protest in Karachi on Feb. 26 to call for Chief Justice Saqib Nisar to take action over the blasphemy case involving cousins Patras Masih and Sajid Masih. (ucanews.com photo) Lahore:
The family of a young Christian man who sustained serious injuries while allegedly escaping sexual abuse is demanding to know how he was implicated in a blasphemy case.

Pak prosecutor asks Christians to convert to Islam to avoid Conviction

Pak prosecutor asks Christians to convert to avoid conviction
In the killing of two Muslims in mass violence two years ago.A senior Pakistani prosecutor has been accused of blackmailing dozens of Christians after he allegedly asked them to embrace Islam to avoid conviction in the killing of two Muslims in mass violence two years ago.

100-year-old temple demolished in Pakistan

While Hindus are complaining about the violation of their rights in Pakistan's rural Sindh, they received a harsh blow in Karachi when a pre-Partition temple was demolished by a builder despite a Pakistani court hearing a petition seeking a stay on such a move. On Saturday, a private builder demolished the century-old Shri Rama Pir Mandir and some adjoining houses at Soldier Bazaar in Karachi. According to the builder, the land where the temple was constructed had been encroached upon.

Two more churches vandalised in Karachi,Pakistani man who was acquitted of a blasphemy charge has been shot dead

Islamabad, Oct 20 (PTI) Two churches have been vandalised within 10 days in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, taking the total number of churches attacked this year to six and triggering concern in the minority Christian community.

The Philadelphia Pentecostal Church of Pakistan, situated in a congested lane of Essa Nagri neighbourhood of Karachi, was attacked on Thursday.

Armed men barged into its premises during a power outage, vandalised it and fled with Rs 40,000, The Express Tribune reported today.
Lahore, Oct 20 (PTI) A Pakistani man who was acquitted of a blasphemy charge has been shot dead by two men in Punjab province, police officials said today.

Sajjad Hussain, a resident of Khan Muslim village in Gujranwala district, 80 km from Lahore, was gunned down yesterday.

He had been arrested in February 2011 after Sath Sanaullah, a resident of his neighbourhood, accused him of committing blasphemy against Prophet Mohammed during a private conversation.