Posts tagged as: Blasphemy law

Alleged blasphemy: SC admits petition filed against Sherry Rehman for hearing

The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Thursday admitted a petition filed against former information minister Sherry Rehman over allegedly committing blasphemy.   The petition was heard by a two-member bench of the apex court comprising Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali and Justice Ejaz Afzal. The bench directed CPO Multan Amir Zulfiqar to take action in accordance […]

Pakistan’s court acquits Rimsha Masih of blasphemy charges

Islamabad High Court on Tuesday dismissed FIR in the Rimsha Masih blasphemy case, saying that one must be careful while leveling such charges in sensitive matters.   The chief justice of the court in its 15-page judgement said no one has seen Rimsha burning any pages. The IHC last week reserved its verdict on an […]

I have many reservations on Blasphemy Law: Tahir-ul-Qadri

Tahir-ul-Qadri, the renowned Islamic scholar, has said that he had many reservations on all administrative and procedural points of blasphemy law, adding that it needs a lot of reforms and amendments. During an interview with a Danish TV channel, Tahir-ul-Qadri said that he had difference of opinion with the blasphemy law in its existing forms. […]

Court adjourns hearing of Rimsha Masih case until Monday

A local court on Saturday adjourned hearing of Rimsha Masih case, who is accused of blasphemy, until September 03. The girl, who was arrested in a poor Islamabad suburb more than two weeks ago accused of burning papers containing verses from the Holy Quran, will have to wait until Monday to learn whether she will […]

Court extends judicial remind of 14-year-old Rimsha by 14 days

A trial court in Islamabad on Friday extended the judicial remand of Rimsha Masih, who had been accused of blasphemy, to 14 days. The girl, who is said to be suffering from Down’s syndrome, was presented in the court of judicial magistrate Islamabad Inamullah Khan. The magistrate directed the investigation officer to produce the case’s […]

HP Envy 15 hits the market after weeks of delay – Part 1

Hewlett-Packard (HP) announced a new high-end laptop, HP Envy 15, in the US late in December, 2011. However, this premium product was released to the market this Tuesday after a three-week delay. The new notebook from HP is not a specialized gaming computer, though because of a number of factors, it can easily be considered […]

Soundless and polemic death anniversary of Salman Taseer

Soundless and polemic death anniversary of Salman Taseer A year has been passed away since former Punjab Governor Salman Taseer was killed by his own bodyguard on blasphemous charges, who was deputed to protect him. The death shook up the country but what was the bequest he had left in the rear? Has the incumbent, […]


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