Calls for Justice in Pakistan, After Mob Murder of Christian Couple

My latest article about persecution around the world is about a recent tragedy in Pakistan.

Christian groups and human rights organizations are calling for justice after an angry mob killed a Christian couple in Pakistan on Nov. 4.

The violent frenzy stemmed from of an accusation that the Christians had burned pages of a Quran, an offense punishable by death in Pakistan, where Islam is the state religion.

Local Islamic clerics used the megaphones of the mosque in Kasur to whip up an angry mob, which beat and then burned to death Shahzad Masih, 28, and Shama Bibi, his 25-year-old pregnant wife. Before that, the couple was held hostage for three days.

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Here's what you might like to know about me. My name is Julia and I'm a Christian. I love the Bible and, much less importantly, a good steak. My goal with this site is to share the truth of scripture with believer and non-believer alike, and to specifically encourage believers to study and know the Bible, and warn them of false teachings in and around the church. Romans 1:16-17 "For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth, to the Jew first, and also to the Greek. For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, the just shall live by faith."
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