Group laments ‘persistent and constant abuse’ in Pakistan’s blasphemy legislation
February 23, 2022
CWN Editor's Note: A study by the Lahore-based Centre for Social Justice found that since blasphemy legislation was introduced in 1987, “Muslims represent almost half of the victims, with 47.6%; Ahmadis are 33%; Christians, 14.4%; and Hindus, 2.2%.”
In 2021, there were 84 blasphemy cases in which “45 Muslims, 25 Ahmadis, 7 Christians, and 7 Hindus” were accused.
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