Pakistan: National Assembly votes to make controversial blasphemy laws even harsher

Bypassing public debate on the matter, Pakistan’s National Assembly on January 17 voted to make the country’s highly controversial blasphemy laws even harsher than they already are, Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) reports. Pakistan ranks seven on the US Open Doors World Watch List 2023 of the top 50 countries where Christians are persecuted.

100 Christian Women, Girls Abducted In Pakistan

At least some 100 Christian women and girls have been abducted and forced to marry and “convert” to Islam in Pakistan from January 2019 to October 2022, according to a new human rights report.

Church Rush To Pakistan’s Flooded Christian Slums

The evangelical Church of Christ (COC) congregation with several branches in flood-stricken Pakistan is rushing with aid to Christian slums, the church’s leader and evangelist told Worthy News on Thursday.

Jailed Pakistani Christian Woman Urges Prayers

A jailed Christian woman has asked Christians to pray for her after spending a year in a Pakistani prison on what she views as trumped-up charges of blasphemy against Islam.

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