Day: February 19, 2014

Pakistan’s Blasphemy Law Receives Harsh Criticism As Stories Of Abuse Surface

Religious News Service  | by  Naveed Ahmad Posted: 02/19/2014 2:32 pm EST Updated: 02/19/2014 2:59 pm EST ISLAMABAD (RNS) Mohammad Asghar, a 69-year-old paranoid schizophrenic, faces a death sentence in Pakistan for claiming to be the Prophet Muhammad in letters written to officials and police in 2010. The retired British national of Pakistani descent is […]

Israel: Bill legally distinguishing between Christian and Muslim Arabs advances

By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON 02/20/2014 02:38 MK Levin: ‘For 60 years the state treated all minorities as one homogeneous group, and it was a mistake.’ Women walking in the mixed Arab-Jewish city Lod Photo: REUTERS Coalition chairman Yariv Levin’s proposal to legally differentiate between Christian and Muslim Arabs passed its second and third readings […]

UK: World Faith Leaders Call For Greater Freedom Of Conscience And An End To Extremism

Source: Landmark Conference in London on God in the 21stCentury LONDON, Feb. 18, 2014 /CNW/ – Around 500 delegates from 26 countries attended a landmark conference, including faith leaders from various countries, politicians, government officials, members of the diplomatic corps, academics and representatives of various NGOs. The conference also received many messages of support […]