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Group laments ‘persistent and constant abuse’ in Pakistan’s blasphemy legislation

February 23, 2022

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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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