Rimsha Masih

Girl Accused Of Blasphemy Flees To Canada

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 08.30.2013 | Canada

OTTAWA - A Christian family has been spirited out of Pakistan and into Canada after spending months in hiding following false accusations that their d...

Welcome to Canada, Rimsha Masih!

Tahir Gora | Posted 08.27.2013 | Canada Impact
Tahir Gora

Persecuted teen girl, Rimsha Masih from Pakistan -- who made worldwide headlines last August when she got arrested by Islamabad police on accusations of burning pages from Koran -- has arrived in Canada. Welcome to Canada, Rimsha Masih!

Why Pakistanis Won't Speak Out Against Blasphemy Law

Tahir Gora | Posted 11.04.2012 | Canada
Tahir Gora

The arrest of 11-year-or-so-old Christian girl, Rimsha Masih, in Pakistan in connection with the blasphemy charges has shocked the world but not Pakistan and majority Pakistanis. But it's not easy for them to speak out in Pakistan. If they do so it clearly means they are looking for trouble, not less than a death threat.

Saving Rimsha: Religious Intolerance is the Real Blasphemy

Shahla Khan Salter | Posted 08.29.2012 | Canada
Shahla Khan Salter

An 11-year-old Pakistani girl with Downs Syndrome might be put to death for blasphemy. Killing people for expressing negative and/or dissenting views on religion, for burning Qurans, for writing letters -- is this Islam? No. In Islam, a law that penalizes a person for challenging or disparaging the religion -- is blasphemy itself.

Rimshah Masih

Farzana Hassan | Posted 10.26.2012 | Canada
Farzana Hassan

In Sharia-benighted Pakistan, an 11-year-old Christian girl with Down's Syndrome has recently been incarcerated for blasphemy. Rimshah Masih allegedly burned pages of the Quran and other Islamic textbooks, including a Quran primer. The girl was found holding the charred pages. Unfortunately, Rimshah is not the only Pakistani facing such charges. Pakistanis collectively have shown little outrage at these travesties.