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Catholic critic of blasphemy law is shot dead in Pakistan

Shahbaz Bhatti, Minister for Minorities, had received death threats from extremists but refused to stop speaking out

Pakistani Christian leader: death threats won’t stop me speaking out

Shahbaz Bhatti, the first Christian to hold a cabinet post in Pakistan, vows to continue opposing blasphemy law despite threats

Pope urges Pakistan to scrap blasphemy law

In state of the world address Pope Benedict says threats to religious freedom abound, even in the west

Is a new departure in Christian-Muslim relations unfolding in Egypt, this Orthodox Christmas Day?

Certainly something very striking is going on: are there here, really, reasons for hope?

Pakistan’s president ‘wants to abolish blasphemy law’, says cardinal

Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran made the comment after meeting President Zardari in Pakistan

If we’re going to give Pakistan all those billions, it should repeal its blasphemy laws now

If Ireland has to accept external interference for economic aid, why not Pakistan?

Pope calls for release of Christian woman sentenced to death

Pope Benedict XVI expresses ‘spiritual closeness’ to 37-year-old woman convicted on charges of blasphemy in Pakistan

Pope calls for release of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman sentenced to death in Pakistan

Pope Benedict XVI asks that the Pakistani government release Asia Bibi and expresses his spiritual closeness to her and her family

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If corruption is not tackled urgently, Pakistan won’t get the money it needs

To begin with, where did President Ali Zardari get his personal fortune of £1.5 billion? I only ask