Day: August 22, 2017

Pakistan Christian teen detained over ‘Koran burning’

Source: Deutsche Welle Pakistani police have arrested a Christian teenager after he was allegedly caught burning pages of the Koran. It’s the latest incident in Pakistan’s controversial blasphemy-related arrests and vigilante killings. Police said Sunday that Asif Massih, an 18-year-old member of the minority Christian community, was caught “red handed” desecrating […]

India: SC sets aside triple talaq, declares it unconstitutional

Satya Prakash, Tribune News Service, New Delhi, August 22After triple talaq verdict, All India Muslim Women Personal Law Board president Shaista Ambar celebrates with a petitioner in Lucknow. —Tribune photo Muslim men can no longer pronounce instant triple talaq as the Supreme Court on Tuesday declared the age-old practice unconstitutional on […]