Pakistan: Imam offers reward for death of Christian woman
CWN - December 03, 2010
A radical Islamic leader in Pakistan has offered a financial reward for anyone who kills a Christian woman who now faces the death sentence on blasphemy charges.
Maulana Yousef Qureshi, the imam of a mosque in Peshawar, has promised 500,000 rupees ($5,800) to the killer of Asia Bibi. He vowed that his followers would “strongly resist” any bid for clemency for the young mother, in spite of a cabinet minister’s report that she has been unjustly convicted.
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 five million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our April expenses ($20,335 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!