Pakistani court sentences Christian man to death for blasphemy

Pakistani court sentences Christian man to death for blasphemyBy Mubasher Bukhari LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) – A Christian man has been sentenced to death on blasphemy charges by a court in eastern Pakistan after a close friend accused him of sharing anti-Islamic material, the defendant’s lawyer said on Friday. Blasphemy is a criminal offence in Muslim-majority Pakistan, and insults against the Prophet Mohammad are punishable by death. Most cases are filed against members of minority communities.



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