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Indonesian loses blasphemy appeal over mosque loudspeaker complaint

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia’s Supreme Court has upheld a jail sentence for a mother of four who was convicted last year on...

Indonesia’s main Muslim group criticizes blasphemy sentence

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's largest Muslim organization has criticized the blasphemy conviction and imprisonment of a Buddhist woman who complained that the call...
Female Pakistani Activist Pushes Back Against Blasphemy Charges

Female Pakistani Activist Pushes Back Against Blasphemy Charges

A female Pakistani rights activist has broken with tradition and set a precedent by seeking legal action against the person who accused her of...
Mauritania strengthens blasphemy law after blogger case

Mauritania strengthens blasphemy law after blogger case

Mauritania has moved to strengthen a law criminalising apostasy and blasphemy, after a court in the West African nation ordered the release of a...
Pakistani court orders anti-blasphemy sit-in be cleared

Pakistani court orders anti-blasphemy sit-in be cleared

Islamabad, Pakistan - A Pakistani court has ordered authorities to clear an anti-blasphemy protest that has blocked a major highway into the capital Islamabad...
Pakistan: Teenager detained over blasphemy

Pakistan: Teenager detained over blasphemy

Pakistani police have detained and imprisoned a teenager for allegedly burning pages of the Quran outside a shrine, according to officials. Asif Massih, an...
Pakistan Death penalty for blasphemy on Facebook

Pakistan: Death penalty for blasphemy on Facebook

A Pakistani court has sentenced to death a man who allegedly committed blasphemy on Facebook, a prosecutor said, in a first such case that...
Blasphemy Laws Still Reign in Many Muslim Countries

Blasphemy Laws Still Reign in Many Muslim Countries

Blasphemy laws across the world were brought back into the spotlight this week after a court in Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim country,...

Indonesia’s blasphemy law

Jakarta (dpa) - Indonesia's blasphemy law originated with a 1965 presidential decree from the country's first president, Sukarno, a response to demands from majority...
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Denmark Charges Man With Blasphemy After Burning Quran

A man who set fire to the Quran has become the first Danish national charged with blasphemy in 46 years. The 42-year-old man, who...

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