PAKISTAN: Pervaiz Masih Acquitted
  • 07 February 2019

A Pakistani lower court acquitted a Christian of blasphemy after a three-year trial – for lack of evidence against him. Normally blasphemy cases are passed along to higher courts. However, on 19 January, a lower court judge accepted the application for acquittal, though allowing the complainants to re-open the case in the future. While rejoicing […]

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NIGERIA: Christians Drown in River Attempting to Escape Fulani Attackers
  • 27 September 2018

A pastor was one of at least 27 people who lost their lives following fresh attacks carried out by Fulani militants on five predominantly Christian communities in north-east Nigeria. Many of them drowned as they attempted to escape via the local river. Various sources confirmed that the attacks took place between 13 to 16 September, […]

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