Letter re 'Pakistan: Christian sentenced to death for blasphemy'


Re: 'ICN September 9 2020 - Pakistan: Christian sentenced to death for blasphemy'

In 1927, the British colonial rulers of the sub-continent made it a criminal offence to commit "deliberate and malicious acts intended to outrage religious feelings of any class by insulting its religious belief". The law did not discriminate between religions

The law was retained when Pakistan gained independence in 1947 under the rule of the country's moderate founder Mohammad Ali Jinnah

Clement GAVI

London


Tags: Pakistan, ACN, Aid to the Church in Need, Clement Gavi

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