Story number 2 for 22 Aug 2003

By August 22, 2003

(Pakistan)–Meanwhile, the High Court in Pakistan has upheld the life sentences of two Christians. According to the Barnabas Fund, 45 year old Amid Masih and 40 year old Asif Masih, who aren’t related, are imprisoned for allegedly burning the Koran. The men had been prosecuted under Pakistan’s infamous ‘Blasphemy Law’ for supposedly desecrating the Islamic book. The men claimed they were framed as many Islamic radicals are unhappy about the number of Muslims turning to Christ in the region.

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