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Assassinations and abductions are increasingly a part of Pakistan politics as the Islamic republic descends into mob anarchy. Instead of public debate, politicians who take controversial positions are murdered and their killers treated like heroes. Punjab’s governor and presidential hopeful, Salman Taseer, and […]

Nine-year-old Sohana Jawed was snatched off the street, drugged, outfitted in a suicide vest and told to go kill Pakistani policemen. The third grader refused to cooperate, throwing off the vest as she ran toward police screaming for help, according […]

The head of a major Pakistani political party is calling on the nation’s Supreme Court to ban the Bible because it blasphemes Islam. On May 30. Maulana Abdul Rauf Farooqi, leader of the large Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam party, claimed that the Bible […]

She’s just one woman working alone — driven by the horror she has seen first hand. She’s Sister Hatune, a nun in a Syrian Orthodox convent in Germany. She is trying to get the word out of the growing number of attacks […]

A Christian shopowner in Pakistan has died in an apparent reprisal for the death of Osama bin Laden, according to Asia News. Christian institutions, schools and organizations throughout Pakistan have closed down Wednesday for fear of attacks. The retired Archbishop of Lahore, Lawrence John Saldanha, called for greater […]

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