Human Rights Activist Says Pakistani Blasphemy Case Is Concocted

A leading Catholic human rights activist in Pakistan is calling for charges to be dropped in the case of a young, special needs girl accused of blasphemy.
Peter Jacob, executive secretary of the National Commission for Justice and Peace for the Church in Pakistan, told Aid to the Church in Need that he strongly doubts the allegations leveled against Rimsha Masih.
She is accused of burning 10 pages of the Noorani Qaida, an Islamic booklet used to learn basic Arabic and the Koran.

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One comment on “Human Rights Activist Says Pakistani Blasphemy Case Is Concocted

  1. Cennydd13 says:

    No Christian should have to live in fear of his or her life in Pakistan……or any other Islamic country, for that matter, but the fact remains that this will continue to be the case. Will international pressure be enough to sway the courts in the direction of leniency in Rimsha’s case? I certainly hope so.