Day: September 1, 2012

Prayer leader arrested for fabricating evidence in 11 year old girl case

Express Tribune: RAWALPINDI: Police have arrested prayer leader Khalid Jadoon on charges of fabricating evidence, which he had used to accuse Rimsha Masih of committing blasphemy by allegedly burning Quranic pages, Express News reported early on Sunday. Express News correspondent Qamarul Munawar said that Hafiz Muhammad Zubair, who witnessed Jadoon adding pages of the […]

Sectarian killings might break Pakistan: Altaf Hussain

Credit:ET MQM chief addresses a conference organised to promote harmony between different sects of Islam. PHOTO: FILE KARACHI: Expressing serious concerns over the ongoing sectarian violence in the country, Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s (MQM’s) chief Altaf Hussain said on Saturday that the trend might break Pakistan. “If people are not provided protection, […]

A Superstar Televangelist in Pakistan Divides, Then Repents

A Superstar Televangelist in Pakistan Divides, Then Repents http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/01/world/asia/a-star-televangelist-in-pakistan-divides-then-repents.html?pagewanted=1&src=recg (Note: a Murderer becomes repentant – Amir Liaqat Husain) THE audience erupted as Aamir Liaquat Hussain, Pakistan’s premier televangelist, darted around the television studio, firing off questions about Islam. “How many gates are there to heaven?” he challenged. Children leapt from […]