Pakistan: Death penalty for blasphemy on Facebook | Peace, Co-Exist, Tolerance: Not Sharia Compatible 

Pakistan: Death penalty for blasphemy on Facebook | Pakistan News | Al Jazeera

“A Pakistani court has sentenced to death a man who allegedly committed blasphemy on Facebook, a prosecutor said, in the first such case involving social media.

The conviction of Taimoor Raza, 30, came after a high-profile crackdown against blasphemy on social media by the government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

Blasphemy is a highly sensitive topic in Muslim-majority Pakistan, where insulting the Prophet Muhammad is a capital crime for which dozens are sitting on death row. Even mere accusations are enough to spark mass uproar and mob justice.”

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