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Italy, France offer help to Aasia Bibi and family

Bibi is still in a prison a week after the SC overturned her conviction

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CJP takes notice of damage to properties after Aasia Bibi’s acquittal

CJP directs government to submit a report within three days

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Aasia Bibi’s lawyer leaves Pakistan citing threats to his life

I need to stay alive as I still have to fight the legal battle for Asia Bibi, he said

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Aasia Bibi verdict: What roads to take as protests continue across Pakistan

Updates on the traffic situation in cities across the country

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Balochistan MPAs want Supreme Court to review Aasia Bibi verdict

Resolution says federal government should file petition

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Ireland votes to remove blasphemy as an offence

The article on blasphemy in the constitution is generally agreed to be outdated and obsolete

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PTA blocks 800,000 websites and pages for blasphemous, anti-state and other objectionable content

It also cracked down on pages that had defamatory content, pornography and hate speech

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Supreme Court reserves verdict in Asia Bibi’s final appeal against execution

If the court does not rule in her favour, her only chance will be to approach the president for clemency

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Recurrence of blasphemous cartoons is a failure of Muslim world: PM

Imran Khan said that the Organization of Islamic Countries (OIC) will have to take a lead on this issue.

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Five of Imran Khan’s most controversial positions

Pakistan election winner Imran Khan has not shied away from firebrand rhetoric during his 22 years in politics. AFP picks five of his most controversial positions: – On feminism – Pakistan’s former cricket captain is viewed as something of a liberal in the West, particularly in Britain where the press remember his high-flying lifestyle and…

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Backbone of terrorism broken but hatred survived, says Ahsan Iqbal

The backbone of terrorism was broken but the backbone of hatred survived, said Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal. He was addressing an event in Islamabad on Thursday. “The man who targeted me was blinded by his hatred,” said Iqbal. “It is our responsibility to root out hatred from our society.” A man linked with Tehreek Labbaik,…

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One year on, Mashal Khan’s family awaits justice

It has been a year that a mob killed Mashal Khan. His family still awaits justice. The mob included students and campus staff of Mardan’s Abdul Wali Khan University, where 23-year-old Mashal studied journalism. They killed him over accusations of blasphemy. Investigators found all such allegations to be false. Today (Thursday) is his first death…

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Here are 10 facts about Mashal Khan that you should know

NEWS DESK: Mashal Khan, a journalism student at the Abdul Wali Khan University in Mardan, was brutally killed on April 13, 2017. A violent mob attacked him on the pretext of committing blasphemy. First, bullets were pumped into him and then his lifeless body was thrashed. No proof of blasphemy was found against the slain…

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Year-ender: Social media and hate campaigns across 2017

By Minerwa Tahir KARACHI: Nearly half of the total Pakistani population has access to internet. According to Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), there are 47 million 3G/4G subscribers, 50 million broadband subscribers and 3 million fixed local line subscribers registered with the authority. Taking a glance at the year that has passed, it seems like two-thirds…

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No evidence against 5 bloggers accused of blasphemy: FIA

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) told the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday that no evidence was found against the five bloggers accused in cases pertaining to publishing of blasphemous content online. During the hearing, FIA officials admitted before the court that no evidence was found against the five bloggers who were booked in…

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