Pakistani Christians Are 'Not Being Targeted by Blasphemy Laws,' Gov't Official Claims
By Stoyan Zaimov, Christian Post On February 1, 2017
As the British Pakistani Christian Association reported, Interior Minister of Pakistan Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan recently denied that religious minorities are suffering because of the blasphemy laws, which seek to punish those deemed to have committed an offense against the Islamic faith.
"The facts and figures reveal that in most blasphemy cases the accused were Muslims," Khan reportedly said, pointing to Senate House Data that looked at 129 cases of blasphemy, 99 of which were registered against other Muslims.
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"These facts point toward the fact that religious minorities are not being embroiled in blasphemy cases more than Muslims," Khan argued.