eDigest: Geo TV owner in Pakistan and Three Others Booked for ‘Blasphemy’

Epigraph:

The hypocrites say, ‘If we return to Medina, the one most honorable will surely drive out therefrom the one most mean (Muhammad?);’ while true honor belongs to Allah and to His Messenger and the believers; but the hypocrites know not. (Al Quran 63:9)

 

Freedom of speech

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Geo TV owner in Pakistan and Three Others Booked for ‘Blasphemy’

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Uproar over Geo programme turns into full-blown controversy

Dawn: LAHORE: The Punjab Assembly on Friday adopted a watered down resolution against the Geo Television for, what the opposition called, airing of a blasphemous programme in its morning transmission,…

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