The lawyer for the prosecution even threatened the defense attorney: “Do you have any idea in what cases are you appearing as a counsel, it’s a blasphemy case and this man has blasphemed against Islam and you should know that Pakistan is an Islamic state, we are all Muslims, and these are Muslim courts so you should not defend such a criminal. You people come from Lahore to pursue this case here we have unlimited people whom you cannot face, so you better watch yourself and stay away.”
Such is daily life for non-Muslims in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
“Pakistani Muslim mob demands death for Christian boy who ‘insulted Islam,’” by Lorraine Caballero, Christian Daily, October 19, 2016:
Nabeel Masih, 16, has been accused of blasphemy and is now facing the death penalty after he allegedly posted on Facebook a photo of the Kaaba with a pig’s head on top, an image that local Muslims claimed was “insulting and sacrilegious.” When he faced the court this week, around 80 Muslims confronted the Christian teen and called for him to be hanged, the Express details. Continue reading »