Possible Reform in Pakistan?

My latest WORLD article examines the worsening situation in Pakistan as well as claims that the blasphemy law may be reformed.

Lawmakers in Pakistan are considering reforms to the country’s blasphemy laws that could help curb persecution against Christians and other minorities. The proposed reforms come amid ongoing persecution that ranges from discrimination to physical violence and false accusations of blasphemy that can land people in prison for life, or even incur a death sentence. And interreligious tension is worsening.

The situation is so bad for Christians and other minorities that the chair of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) once again called for majority-Muslim Pakistan to be officially designated a country of particular concern (CPC), following a recent visit to the country.

Continue reading at worldmag.com

About Julia

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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