Story number 2 for 12 Apr 2001

By April 12, 2001

(Pakistan)–Next, Voice of the Martyrs reports that an appeal to the High Court of Pakistan could be the last hope for two Pakistani Christians who were found guilty of violating Pakistan’s anti-blasphemy laws. VOM and other religious rights groups claim that Pakistan’s harsh anti-blasphemy law is often misused to persecute innocent people. However, not all cases end in tragedy. In January high court justices acquitted three Christians of blasphemy charges due to a lack of evidence.

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