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Why Pakistan must repeal the ‘blasphemy law’

June 30, 2011

Two high-profile Pakistani politicians were assassinated earlier this year for calling for reform of the country’s blasphemy laws which allow offenders to be punished by death. Ali Dayan Hasan, a senior researcher at Human Rights Watch, says the laws are discriminatory by nature and must be repealed. The context of this brief interview is available at the CFR study: Islam and Politics in Pakistan

Courtesy: the Council on Foreign Relations

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. Sajjad Bhatti permalink
    June 4, 2012 2:30 am

    What was the fault of Mr Justice Arif Iqbal Hussain Bhatti Shaheed……?

  2. Gul Bukhari permalink
    July 1, 2011 8:57 am

    Very well articulated.

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