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Man given death sentence for blasphemy

A PAKISTANI man has been sentenced to death for blasphemy after he defiled the Muslim holy book, a crime under Shariah law. The U.S. Human Rights Watch group cites 31,400 people convicted & imprisoned under under Shariah law.

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Man given death sentence for blasphemy
June 19, 2008 
Pakistan

A PAKISTANI man has been sentenced to death for blasphemy after he defiled the Muslim holy book and used derogatory language to refer to the Prophet Mohammad, a police official said.

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Turkey Church Facing Closure

By BosNewsLife News Center

A Protestant church in the Turkish capital was closed down. There is international concern about the treatment of minority Christians in Turkey, whose persecution is sanctioned under Shariah law.

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Turkey Church Facing Closure
Tuesday, June 17, 2008
Istanbul, Turkey


A Protestant church in the Turkish capital Ankara faced an uncertain future Monday, June 16, after authorities ordered it to close down, rights investigators familiar with the situation said.

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Couple accused of handing out a Christian Evangelistic publication that cast the Prophet Muhammad in a "negative light," & charged with sedition.

by The Associated Press

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Report: Singaporean couple charged with sedition over allegedly anti-Muslim publication
Wednesday, April 16, 2008
Singapore

 A Singaporean couple has been charged with sedition after allegedly distributing evangelistic material deemed offensive to Muslims, a newspaper said Wednesday.

 

Ong Kian Cheong and his wife Dorothy Chan Hien Leng are accused of handing out a publication that cast the Prophet Muhammad in a "negative light," The Straits Times newspaper said, without giving details.
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NA resolutions condemn anti-Quran film, cartoons

Pakistan ’s National Assembly unanimously passed two resolutions calling for the condemnation of the Mohammad cartoons and Geert Wilders’ FITNA. The resolutions called for the prosecution of both artists and urged the United Nations to pass stronger anti-defamation resolutions.



Daily Times (Pakistan)
April 16, 2008
Islamabad, Pakistan

The National Assembly (NA) on Tuesday unanimously passed two resolutions condemning the reprinting of controversial cartoons and the release of a Dutch anti-Quran film in Denmark.

Information Minister Sherry Rehman and Sahibzada Fazle Karim moved the two resolutions.

“The House strongly condemns the printing and reprinting of the sacrilegious and blasphemous caricatures of the Holy Prophet (peace be upon him) and the release of an offensive and derogatory TV documentary on Islam, entitled Fitna, by Dutch parliamentarian Geert Wilders,” said the resolution moved by Sherry.

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Afghan bill may ban dancing, other un-Islamic TV scenes

By Associated Press

TV programs that show dancing and other un-Islamic practices would be banned under a resolution passed by Afghanistan’s lower house of Parliament.

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Afghan bill may ban dancing, other un-Islamic TV scenes
Tuesday, April 1, 2008
Kabul

 

 

The decision came after the Tolo TV channel showed a dance routine on an Afghan film awards program. The Information and Culture Ministry condemned the scene: “Dancing by men and women together was completely against the culture of the Afghan, Muslim society.”
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