blasphemy

  1. aristotle

    S Asia Temples, Gurdwaras Targeted In Pakistan Over Alleged Blasphemy

    Karachi: Angry mob attempted to set ablaze Hindu temples and Sikh gurdwaras in a southwestern Pakistan province over alleged desecration of a holy book in Sindh, local media reported on Sunday. Security personnel in the restive Balochistan province ensured that no damage was done to religious...
  2. spnadmin

    Islam Pakistani Girl Falsely Accused Of Blasphemy 'in Canada'

    Pakistani girl falsely accused of blasphemy 'in Canada' http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-23112180 A Pakistani Christian girl who was falsely accused of blasphemy has fled to Canada with her family, a Christian organisation says. Rimsha Masih, aged 14, was detained in a maximum...
  3. Tejwant Singh

    Controversial Turkish Composer And Pianist Convicted Of Blasphemy On Twitter

    Turkish composer and pianist convicted of blasphemy on Twitter Fazil Say describes verdict as 'sad for Turkey' after being given suspended 10-month prison sentence for series of tweets Constanze Letsch in Istanbul The Guardian, Monday 15 April 2013 Composer Say Fazil was accused of...
  4. linzer

    India Blasphemy?

    Man Faces Death Threats and Jail for Pointing Out That Weeping Jesus "Miracle" Is Just Faulty Plumbing Sanal Edamaruku faces jail for revealing 'tears' trickling down a Mumbai church statue came from clogged drainage pipes. November 26, 2012 | When water started trickling down a statue...
  5. Archived_Member16

    Canada The Crime Of Murder, The Sin Of Blasphemy

    The crime of murder, the sin of blasphemy Father Raymond J. de Souza - THE NATIONAL POST - Aug 9, 2012 NARINDER NANU/AFP/GettyImages Sikh protesters shout slogans during a protest in Amritsar after a gunman in the US shot worshippers at a suburban Sikh temple in Wisconsin. The...
  6. spnadmin

    S Asia Pakistani Christians Demand Dual Vote And Repeal Of Blasphemy Law

    Islamabad: July 13, 2011. (PCP) Human Rights Focus Pakistan (HRFP) organized a Press Conference on “the minorities’ issues”. The Minorities leaders of Christians, Hindus, Sikhs and others also speak at the conference. Naveed Walter President HRFP said in his news conference “The minorities’...
  7. spnadmin

    Blasphemy Laws Punish Muslims Too

    If asked to prepare a list of mainstream foreign correspondents who “get religion,” Pamela Constable of the Washington Post would be in my top handful of names. Simple stated, she does not look at conflicts that are packed with religious language, symbolism and actions and then automatically...
  8. spnadmin

    Islam Free Pakistani Teen Jailed For Blasphemy, Human Rights Watch Says

    Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) -- Pakistan must immediately drop blasphemy charges against a teenager and let him out of jail, Human Rights Watch said. "Pakistan has set the standard for intolerance when it comes to misusing blasphemy laws, but sending a schoolboy to jail for something he...
  9. Archived_Member16

    Controversial Punish Sukhbir, Makkar For Act Of Blasphemy

    Punish Sukhbir, Makkar for act of blasphemy of Gurdwara Dookh Nivarin: Bir Devinder Gagandeep Ahuja Friday, 03 December 2010 <SCRIPT type=text/javascript><!--google_ad_client = "pub-0261932740446176";/* 300x250, created 5/4/10 */google_ad_slot = "7356179345";google_ad_width =...
  10. Admin

    Islam Blasphemy Law In Pakistan: Minorities Fail To Reach Consensus

    Blasphemy Law in Pakistan: Minorities Fail to Reach Consensus ISLAMABAD: Minority law makers here on Monday failed to reach a consensus whether the controversial blasphemy law should be abolished or amended to prevent its misuse and redress the grievances of the minority communities in the...
  11. Admin

    Blasphemy Law : Misplaced Honor And Tool For Victimization

    Blasphemy Law : Misplaced Honor And Tool For Victimization By Amna Khaishgi Copyright © 2002 qalandar Qalandar is an Islamic Interfaith magazine. --Editor Rita was a young woman living in a Christian slum in Karachi. She was the sole bread earner for her 12-member family, and her...
  12. Admin

    Relocating Gender In Sikh History: Research Or Blasphemy

    Relocating Gender in Sikh History: Research or Blasphemy by Kashmir Singh The stance, tone and tenor of Doris R. Jakobsch in her book Relocating Gender in Sikh History is anti-Sikh. It aims to denigrate the pure khalsa traditions. The author gleefully highlights the negative...
  13. M

    Atheism Questions About Blasphemy And Atheism

    I created this thread for those people who are on the fence... perhaps, its good if you hear both sides of the story so you can make up your mind. Ill start.... my first question is, to the believers of course: 1. Why do you believe in god? 2. Why are you religious? :D:happy::happysingh:
  14. V

    Blasphemy

    BLASPHEMY The word “Blasphemy” has been used in recent years by political or religious leaders or others to divert attention or to control the rabble (spiritually ignorant or otherwise). It has been used very loosely even by Sikhs towards others actions and calling it blasphemous. Blasphemy is...
  15. S

    Sikh News India's Sikh's Angered By Blasphemy (Calcutta News)

    Streets in many Punjabi cities and towns in India are deserted. Towns across the northern Indian state of Punjab are closed in response to a general strike called by the Sikh community. More...
  16. N

    Sikh News In Praise Of Blasphemy

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/features/story/0,11710,1389221,00.html In praise of blasphemy Guardian, UK - 6 hours ago ... The BBC would not dare put on a programme rubbishing the Sikh religion... Now I may be wrong, but I have a sneaking feeling that this complaint contains at ...
  17. drkhalsa

    Relocating Gender In Sikh History: Research Or Blasphemy

    Relocating Gender in Sikh History: Research or Blasphemy Kashmir Singh The stance, tone and tenor of Doris R. Jakobsch in her book Relocating Gender in Sikh History is anti-Sikh. It aims to denigrate the pure khalsa traditions. The author gleefully highlights the negative and anti-Sikh...
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