On March 9, an estimated mob of three thousand angry Muslims attacked a Christian community in
Blasphemy is a serious crime in many Islamic countries and is sometimes punishable by death.
In an article titled “Ten Key Points on Islamic Blasphemy Law” in The American Thinker, Andrew Bostom discusses a growing global effort by Muslims to impose Islamic blasphemy laws on non-Muslims. The movement appears to be intensifying and includes those living outside the Islamic world in non-Muslim countries. The list of what constitutes blasphemy law in the Islamic world can be found in Bostom’s article.
Since the initial attacks in
According to reports, many of the now homeless Christians in
Witnesses say local imams immediately prompted Muslims from the loudspeakers that issue the calls to prayer by urging them to round up and punish protesting Christians. Meanwhile, radicals have pressured police to lodge a First Investigation Report (FIR) against Christians who chant slogans against blasphemy laws.
One Presbyterian missionary who lives in a village about 50 miles from
Chairman Wilson Chowdhry of the British Pakistani Christian Association claimed the “recent attack on Badami Bagh is unwarranted and a blight on the nation.”
On the other hand, a “blight” in the
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