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Indonesians shout slogans as they call for unity at a rally on November 19 (AP)

The rally called for unity after the city’s popular Christian governor was named a suspect in a blasphemy investigation

A Pakistani woman walks past a house in the Kasur district (AP)

A nine-year-old boy and his mother have been released four days after their arrest, following an accusation that he had desecrated a Koran

The daughters of Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi hold a photo of their mother (CNS)

Asia Bibi was sentenced to death in Pakistan five years ago for allegedly insulting Mohammed

Cardinal Nichols and the Rt Revd Tony Robinson (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Cardinal Nichols says the murder ‘sullies the reputation of a great nation’

Rimsha Masih is escorted to a helicopter (PA photo)

The mood in Pakistan is supportive of her. The government must not lose this opportunity to address the misuse of blasphemy laws

A police official and a Christian volunteer escort Rimsha to a helicopter (Photo: AP)

Pakistani Christian girl accused of blasphemy was whisked away by helicopter for her own safety

A Salafi group has said Muslims should avoid eating tomatoes because of their cross-shaped interior

There are sane and moderate Muslims: but will they ever predominate?

David Cameron meeting President Zardari in Islamabad last year (Photo: PA)

What will Mr Cameron say or do about this gross barbarity? Just carry on supporting Pakistan regardless?

People in Karachi protest at the inadvertent burning of the Koran at a US military base (Photo: PA)

The setting on fire of a man who had supposedly desecrated the Koran shows again that extremists are in charge

Three daughters of Asia Bibi hold a photo of their mother outside their home in the Punjab  (CNS photo)

Asia Bibi became the most reviled figure in Pakistan when she was falsely accused of blasphemy three years ago, says Hal St John