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Pakistani pastor arrested on blasphemy charges

January 08, 2021

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CWN Editor's Note: A Protestant pastor in Pakistan has been charged with blasphemy for a Facebook message that offended his Muslim neighbors. Raja Warris was arrested after a Muslim mob threatened to burn down the homes of Christians in the neighborhood; he faces a potential 10-year prison sentence. There are now 24 Christians in Pakistani jails on blasphemy charges.

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