A young Hindu businessman was the center of the third major mob action against an accused blasphemer in Pakistan in less than a month. Prakash Kumar, 34, from Lasbela in the Baluchistan province, was arrested by the police after allegedly sharing blasphemous content on the WhatsApp social-media platform. After a mob descended on the police station […]
However, the story isn’t over. In Pakistan, it rarely is.
The proposal makes suspect the entire judicial system.
October 13 was to be a dramatic day in Pakistan. The final hearing of the blasphemy case of Christian mother of five Asia Bibi was scheduled to be heard by the Supreme Court. In June 2009, Bibi was out picking fruit in the fields. At midday she went to the nearest well, picked up a […]