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All the Blasphemy Law Does Is Instigate Hate

She had dared to drink water in a cup meant for the local Muslims. Her co-workers maligned her faith in a place where Christians are perceived as "unclean sweepers". Standing up for her integrity she has languished in prison for the last five years. Given her family went into hiding; she may have been relatively safer in prison.

Another Sad Anniversary of Islamic Extremism

Salman Taseer was assassinated by a member of his own elite guard for defending a Christian woman for allegedly disrespecting the prophet of Islam. The blasphemy law in Pakistan must be repealed without further delay. The state must not police the religious beliefs of its citizens.