Posts Tagged ‘BBC bias’

‘Mohammedan Fanaticism Choking Pakistan’

June 13, 2017

“A court in Pakistan has sentenced a man to death for comments he made about the ‘prophet’ Mohammad on ‘Facebook’. 

“In an unprecedented legal sentencing, 30-year-old Taimoor Raza was found guilty at a court in Bahawalpur of committing blasphemy online.

“Mr Raza was arrested last year after a man he engaged in an online debate with about Islam revealed himself to be a counter-terrorism agent, according to defence lawyer Rana Fida Hussain…

“The ruling is a further step towards a nationwide shutdown of online dissent in Pakistan, where unproven allegations of blasphemy have already led to violent mob lynchings (more…)