In 1998 Bishop John Joseph committed suicide in protest at the terrible laws. Thirteen years on, the government still buries its head in the sand
Why are we giving hundreds of millions to brutal regimes like Pakistan and northern Sudan?
Prison authorities claim Qamar David died of a heart attack but his family have disputed this, saying he was fit and healthy
Christians from all over Pakistan attend funeral in Kushpur, Faisalabad, while prime minister calls assassinated minister ‘a very rare leader’
The blood of Salmaan Taseer and Shahbaz Bhatti will not be shed in vain
But the chances for reform of the Pakistani blasphemy laws are now looking slim
Shahbaz Bhatti, Minister for Minorities, had received death threats from extremists but refused to stop speaking out
If Ireland has to accept external interference for economic aid, why not Pakistan?