Story number 3 for 23 May 2000

By May 23, 2000

Compass Direct News is reporting that two Christian brothers jailed on blasphemy charges were given 35-year prison sentences by a lower court in Pakistan’s populous Punjab province. Despite mob-incited pressures, the defense says they expected an acquittal of the two Christians. Authorities apparently retracted the new blasphemy law policy, which carries a mandatory death sentence if found guilty of insulting the prophet Mohammed. Continue to pray for believers in this area.

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