Hushed: Pakistan Bans Electronic Media from Criticizing Saudi Arabia

The recent death of over a thousand people in Mina, Saudi Arabia, while performing the sacred ritual of Hajj (pilgrimage) raised waves of sorrow as well as concerns over the safety of pilgrims heading Saudi Arabia from all over the world each year. But something far worse happened in Pakistan: the state ordered electronic media not to criticize Saudi management for lapses in safety measures at Mina.… [Read more]

Blasphemy Perpetration Against Christians in Pakistan Exposed

The reality of blasphemy cases in Pakistan has once again been exposed by a brilliant reporter who investigated the case of a young Christian girl, said to have a mental illness, accused of blasphemy. The girl, named Rimsha, was arrested by the police in the country’s capital city Islamabad two weeks ago. The girl was accused by a boy, backed by a local cleric, of burning pages carrying Islam’s sacred text from the holy book Koran.… [Read more]