Pakistani court postpones action on Rimsha Masih
Catholic World News - September 13, 2012
A Pakistani court has adjourned the blasphemy trial of Rimsha Masih after a brief hearing, explaining that the investigation of her case is not complete.
AsiaNews, citing local experts, reports that the court is probably waiting for developments in the case of an Islamic cleric who has been charged with planting evidence against Rimsha Masih. That cleric will face a hearing on September 16.
Bishop Rufin Anthony of Islamabad implored the court to release the young girl, saying that she has committed no crime.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our September expenses ($15,718 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!