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Junaid Jamshed booked for blasphemy

Updated Dec 03, 2014 09:29am

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Supporters of Sunni Tehreek Protest against Junaid Jamshed at Numaish Chrowngi in Karachi.— INP
Supporters of Sunni Tehreek Protest against Junaid Jamshed at Numaish Chrowngi in Karachi.— INP

KARACHI: A blasphemy case was registered on Tues­day against singer-turned-preacher Junaid Jamshed on the directives of a district and sessions court for one of his televised sermons that is thought to contain blasphemous remarks about a wife of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).

SSP-City Sheeraz Nazeer said the case had been registered on a complaint of a leader of the Sunni Tehreek at the Risala police station under Sections 295-C (use of derogatory remarks in respect of the Holy Prophet) and 298-A (use of derogatory remarks etc in respect of Holy Personage) of the Pakistan Penal Code.

The SSP said that Mr Jamshed had not yet been arrested. He said that the matter would be investigated by a senior officer before taking any action.

ST leader Mobin Qadri moved an application in the court under Section 22-A of the criminal procedure code seeking registration of a blasphemy case against Mr Jamshed for allegedly making blasphemous remarks about the Holy Prophet and his wife Hazrat Ayesha (RA).

He said the programme had been aired by a private television channel and was also uploaded on various social media websites. He added that he had approached the police station concerned, but the officials refused to entertain his application for the registration of a case.

Disposing of the application, District and Sessions Judge (south) Ahmed Saba directed the Risala SHO on Tuesday to record the statement of the applicant under Section 154 of the CrPC and register a case accordingly if a cognisable offence was made out.

Meanwhile, Mr Jamshed released a video message on Tuesday in which he apologised for his remarks and asked for forgiveness.

Published in Dawn, December 3rd, 2014

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Comments (118) Closed



Ahmed Dec 03, 2014 09:43am

O please no not again ! JJ has submitted his apologies.

Khurram Dec 03, 2014 09:49am

For God sake, he has made an unconditional apology. Why these religious parties are always after creating havoc in this country. Allah is Ghafoor-ur-Rahim and likes to forgive then why don't these so called religious parties follow the tenets of our religion.

reality bites Dec 03, 2014 10:00am

A fine mess we have brought on ourselves. Bravo, visionary leaders of Pakistan.

Canada Dec 03, 2014 10:00am

Why is there a case against him when brainwashing, propaganda and terrorism is taught in schools in western pakistan? Women are thrown acid gang raped and disfigured for life, honour killings are rampant and those are ignored . The rest of the world moved forward from these laws 100 years ago.

Abdul Rehman, U.S.A. Dec 03, 2014 10:12am

Nobody is perfect except God. As a human being, you apologized and to me it is accepted. I hope other people would be considerate.

mohammad farooq Dec 03, 2014 10:19am

I'm thoroughly disgusted.

Amused Audience Dec 03, 2014 10:24am

Price for being pious in this country!

umair Dec 03, 2014 10:31am

I am agree with my bro Abdul Rehman ...if the person has released his mistake and then apology so then there is no rights to say any bad thing against that person

Afzal K Khan Dec 03, 2014 10:53am

@Ahmed So has Asia Bibi but she is still in line for execution!

Afzal K Khan Dec 03, 2014 10:54am

@Khurram Why don't we pardon Asia Bibi ... she has apologised

Burhan Dec 03, 2014 10:59am

He has apologgised so whats wrong now

Sab Dec 03, 2014 11:17am

Forgive and forget him.

Zubair Afridi Dec 03, 2014 11:25am

@Canada We wouldn't go into the details of the rest of the issues you discussed in your comments, Just prove to me in authentic way that terrorism is taught in schools of western parts of Pakistan and i will accept whatever you said. Don't write what you don't know.

khan007 Dec 03, 2014 11:42am

@Afzal K Khan ..I love you bro .. very poignant question

Mobeen Tahir Dec 03, 2014 11:54am

@Khurram I fully agree with you. A one time mis judgement is pardonable. What is not pardonable is a well thought out and deliberate attempt. This was the case with Ghazi Ilm Uddin Shaheed, the publisher of the book was doing it due to malice or well thought out plan. In cases like JJ a one time occurrence can be pardoned after a warning from a senior religious authority. Just my humble opinion. If you hear him, he is actually trying to show affection for the holy personalities, just the choice of words is wrong.

Ayaz Rasheed Dec 03, 2014 12:18pm

Sadly heard that news about Junaid Jamshad he has been influential for many years as he had converted himself but I don't know why people jealous to him when he is doing such a phenomenal work as he became preacher of Islam before he was singer as I mentioned Dancer etc.... at that time no one is there to stop him..... I don't know about his case but I'm sure he is not like you think to protest against him !!!! shame on PST

John Dec 03, 2014 12:22pm

Pakistan please don't self destroy yourself.

Iqbal Bhai Dec 03, 2014 12:35pm

Staff reporter omitted an important information.... What is the penalty under these 2 clauses.

shezad Dec 03, 2014 12:44pm

That guy who was bashing JJ was trying to incite the crowd to become violent.

Ahmed Dec 03, 2014 12:58pm

So now for a popular Mullah .....Islam is "all forgiving" but for a Christian, a Hindu or a beardless Muslim falsely implicated ...

"tan sar say juda ......tan sar say juda..... we will not tolerate anything against the honor of our Prophet"

Why is the police not first arresting JJ like they do in the case of Christians or Hindus?? Because he is a popular preacher! Blasphemy law is wrong and so is it's selective use. All these rotting away in prison for blasphemy also deserve this "Islam is all forgiving" treatment.

Hypocrisy of Pakistanis disgust me.

ahmed Dec 03, 2014 12:58pm

@John it's kind of late John :)

Garib manus Dec 03, 2014 01:05pm

we need a clear separation of religion from state.

Sohraab Dec 03, 2014 01:13pm

Wow...this Country is definitely in a Nose Dive mode. A BIG THANKS TO OUR SO CALLED 'DEMOCRATIC' LEADERS!!

Ahmed Dec 03, 2014 01:13pm

@Canada: Sorry mate, I think you got us confused with india.

Parvez Dec 03, 2014 01:37pm

How many instances are required to prove that the blasphemy law needs to be amended in order to stop its misuse.....and yet this inept government does nothing.

Wandering Around Dec 03, 2014 02:06pm

Also find out who is supporting him and go after them too. This is deep seated problem and must be eradicated.

Ahmed Dec 03, 2014 02:08pm

@Afzal K Khan Totally agree bro, but the problem is we don't want to solve problems and nourish them instead.

Free Dec 03, 2014 02:27pm

Apology my foot...if a man with big beard is asking for forgiveness then forgive him..but if someone from a minority is merely accused, go and burn him, not even a chance of apology (most of the cases where blasphemy never even occured). True picture of our society. Hypocrisy at its peak!!! no doubt we are no more a nation with double standards everywhere

Usman Dec 03, 2014 02:31pm

Have a heart please. He has already apologizes and he really mean this. Irrespective of maslik and hatred, ignore him. Its his and his God matter now.

ST Dec 03, 2014 02:31pm

The insanity of Pakistani society. Also why should he need to apologise - is your sense of faith so damaged by what someone says. Pakistan is on a downward spiral.

jj Dec 03, 2014 02:37pm

He will be forgiven, because he is famous and rich and the last thing he is a muslman. This blasphemy law should be abolished. As there is nothing in the Quran about it.

Kabir Dec 03, 2014 02:38pm

when you can gather a few thousand people and choke cities you can demand anything!!!! and that's naya pakistan for you!!!!!

Truth Dec 03, 2014 02:48pm

The situation of Pakistan is an eye-Opener for every person who think over right and wrong and at least have the ability. And those who are blinded by hatred spread by so called religious leader will just use our silence and carelessness for their satisfaction which they achieve by bloodshed/slaughter of innocence just like in ancient times people were sacrificed to false gods just for their satisfaction. They wont stop their mind are not able to learn good things unless somebody resist, and those who resist goes through hard ways thats the history of every person who stands for truth.

huzaifah Dec 03, 2014 02:56pm

Galati insan sy hi hoti hai allah bhai jamsheed ko maaf kary allah hm sb ko apny fazal say maaf farmady allah pak maafi magny waly ko passand farmaty hai

Ifti Dec 03, 2014 03:01pm

Every Muslim Loves Holy Prophet(PBUH) and his family. The best way to love Holy Prophet (PBUH) is follow His example. Prophet(PBUH) always preferred forgiveness over punishment. Junaid has unconditionally accepted his mistake and asked for forgiveness. So he should be forgiven and all of us should pray to Allah for his forgiveness.

Ali Dec 03, 2014 03:10pm

@Free No one is asking forgiveness from you. so keep your foot with you. It is matter of Allah and JJ. His words were more of ignorance than anything else. Now dont spread hatred.

Saghair Dec 03, 2014 03:15pm

JJ should have stuck to his singing career. He has put his foot into the wrong hole.

SAJJAD Dec 03, 2014 03:21pm

JJ should have remained a musician as he gave more to the public than his current role which is nothing but giving people empty promises sat and relaxed in chairs in studios. Prayer has never solved the plight of poverty. He was a great singer and still is. Music should be his call and not theology, something we know nothing about because we were not there.

tom Dec 03, 2014 03:24pm

@Canada dear Mr Canada I don't have words to condemn your portrayal of Pakistan. If you don't live here don't comment about us. Is Racial discrimination, gang rape and murder missing in Canada or whatever country you belong to? Are the laws in your country so perfect that no innocent has ever been convicted? Please use your head and be logical when you utter something, otherwise keeping your thoughts to yourself would be a great idea.

Saad Dec 03, 2014 03:30pm

@Afzal K Khan completely agree with you. Just shows the hypocrisy of some people.

Khurram Dec 03, 2014 03:46pm

@Afzal K Khan where did I say kill her. I'm against lynching human beings whether Muslim, Christian or any faith.

Aslam Dec 03, 2014 03:59pm

Let these mullahs get a taste of their own medicine. They incite mobs against poor minorities who can be lynched before even getting a chance to apolgise. Hypocrites!

Naila Dec 03, 2014 04:04pm

What else can you expect from an extreme misogynist! yes he's apologised for his remark but is he going to apologise for his negative views on women in general.

Ali Dec 03, 2014 05:41pm

To all those saying to forgive Junaid Jamshed for his 'mistake', as he has now apologised, please clarify...why don't you say the same thing for all the non-Muslim, and some Muslim, people who have been convicted of blasphemy crimes.....why don't you ask for Aasia Bibi to be forgiven if she has already apologised???

Please clarify your position on this, otherwise others will call you confused and hypocrites.

Abbas Ali Dec 03, 2014 05:46pm

@Canada

No matter what you say or do, you are still in immigrant you went there for greener pastures. Don't try to take high ground by passing these comments

salman khan Dec 03, 2014 06:44pm

@Burhan some body kills ur father and then apologize is it okay ? cause apology matters to u

JUSTICE Dec 03, 2014 07:34pm

If you believe in true "ISLAM", then should about " TOLERANCE" in Islam. He already apologized for his mistake. Every one knows that this man has done much good deed for Muslim umma. Please forgive him.

SARA Dec 03, 2014 07:51pm

i believe when someone apologizes, he/she should get it, at least for once.

padmakar Dec 03, 2014 08:12pm

Kya hoga Pakistan ka.....

Sana Batool Dec 03, 2014 10:30pm

Guys he apologized .. look at his apology video. Mistakes happen and then once you realize you say sorry. We are humans.

AKhan Dec 04, 2014 12:58am

Some total jahil local people killed and burned the christian couple on the orders of their local so called imam of a masjid. she burnt a few ayahs of Quran found in a form of "taveez" unknowingly. As the case for Asia bibi , she said something in anger after co-workers objected to her drinking out of their water glasses because of her Christian faith.
Height of inhumanity and ignorance !!!!!!!!!!!!!! how will they face Allah on the day of judgement !!!!

The whole scenario of Junaid Jamshed is about the politics between Sunni Tehreek and Jamat ahle wa sumnnah. They both have lack of tolerance for each other views. I read somewhere that 3 years jail is the penalty for intentionally committed blasphemy against the Pophet (pbuh)'s family member. The amazing thing about this country is its people's overwhelmed attention and cry on least important things and almost no attention towards serious problems and its solutions.

AKhan Dec 04, 2014 01:02am

JJ case is all about the politics between "Sunni Teheek" and " Jamat ahle wasunnah" who have lack of tolerance for each other.

a ali Dec 04, 2014 01:26am

our religious parties and their leaders are acting as gods, literally.

forgive, and let him face the Day of Judgement. whereas, in his interim life ban him for making any public speech/ lecture/ sermon/ even any tv appearance which are based on his half cooked and disillusioned Islamic teaching or he should not be allowed at tv in any capacity.

syed k shahid Dec 04, 2014 01:47am

@Sana Batool did the same chance of apologies given to governor Taaseer, or the Christian couple burned to death

Salman Dec 04, 2014 01:52am

@Mobeen Tahir How about applying the same logic to Asia Bibi's case? She too apologized and begged for forgiveness?

Faraz Dec 04, 2014 02:03am

Singing whether songs or prayers doesn't give an authority to speak on a religious subject. But Almighty is aware of ones intentions. If he has apologized and realized he should be forgiven.

Gulu Dec 04, 2014 08:42am

@umair you are right umair

eagle Dec 04, 2014 11:19am

Such words have been spoken by him earlier also.JJ is a serial offender.He shud b punished to teach him & others the lesson to speak carefully.The people here shud ask themselves whether they wud have forgiven JJ if he had saidsomething against their mother?Hazrat e Ayesha ka maqaam tumhari maa se bahot bahot badaa hai.Think & sharam karo.

SQ Dec 04, 2014 11:46am

How about apologizing to all women of Pakistan and the world for his vile and venomous remarks against them?

Hassan Dec 04, 2014 11:47am

Instead of forcing out an apology from him I would be more interested to know where he read the story of Hazrat Ayesha from. If it was from authentic books either from Sunni or Deobandi school of thought whom he follows then what is all the fuss about ? If it is a true historically documented event present in books which JJ has been taught then why accuse him he is just saying what he has read.

Hassan Dec 04, 2014 11:49am

@Faraz From where did he read about the event he talked about. If it is in mentioned in our books and he is just repeating it then what is all the fuss about ? I don't think he made it up ?

SQ Dec 04, 2014 12:22pm

@Naila Yes, this.

Nadiya Dec 04, 2014 12:29pm

Forgive him as he apologised but all the other poor people rotting in jails, asking for forgiveness, they should be held accountable, as they're not Mullahs and hence cannot make mistakes! I really hope the same justice is meted out to him, the way all other sin jail for this reason.

Kashmiri Dec 04, 2014 02:14pm

Unfortunately Media Mad mullahs are only promoted by these tv channels.i personally don't like any mullah hungry of fame. junaid jamshaid !!! You apologised but would yo tell us where did you learn this from? You should go away from media and fame and ask Allah for forgiveness.

Zafar Dec 04, 2014 02:20pm

If there was a non-muslim in his place, there wouldnt have been an FIR or an apology. An angry mob would have already lynched the person for committing such an act. Let's see how this episode unfolds.

masood ahmed Dec 04, 2014 02:35pm

i totals condemn the words of junaid.

@Muscat Dec 04, 2014 02:54pm

May Allah Forgive him

Muhammad Ashraf Dec 04, 2014 03:22pm

The comments of Junaid are highly objectionable amounting to Blasphamy.His apology can not be accepted as only Allah can forgive him.Nobody can forgive him on the earth.He should be punished as per Law so that nobody should repeat such type of offence

Saif Dec 04, 2014 04:00pm

ALLAH and Rasulallah (S.A.W) was forgive many kafirs and they do much bad things about ALLAH, Rasulallah (S.A.W) and his companions(R.A). so we can forgive him. and ALLAH like those who forgive others.

Rizwan Dec 04, 2014 05:02pm

Though it is totally wrong to subject anyone (including JJ ) for blasphemy. Just for a moment, imagine how a non Muslim spend his or her time in our beloved country?

Pakistani Dec 05, 2014 12:18am

Junaid,

No matter how long you grow your beard, fashion and arabic accent, pull your shalwar real high, your new found mullah friends will at some point come for you.

They cant help it.

They are Zia's legacy - this is their only asset - the ability to create turmoil, spread hate and divide people. They have no vision or understanding of Islam.

Whether you keep that beard out of fear now, or out of "piety" - I suggest you keep a low profile - the mullahs will never let you be in peace

tahniat Dec 05, 2014 02:26am

@Parvez for the first time this law has been aptly used my friend...

Ali Dec 05, 2014 02:31am

@Ali - many even on this site asking to forgive asia bibi as well. I fo support forgiving her and accepting her apologies. Islam means peace and tolerance is required in achieving the peace. Interpretations are causing havoc. PEACE

Qamar Dec 05, 2014 03:32am

Hypocrisy is worse than blasphemy and most of us are hypocrite. We violate every single teaching of Islam when it comes to our own behavior, but are always ready to jump at any opportunity to prove others as blasphemous!!!!

Muhammad Waqar Dec 05, 2014 03:53am

When non muslims will see these thing that on one word which is by mistake spoken will never ever think about islam only because of this..

mohammad zaheer Dec 05, 2014 05:25am

@jj no this law should not be abolished but implementation should be correct.

mohammad zaheer Dec 05, 2014 05:26am

@Sab If Asia bib can't be forgiven then he can't either

A. Khan Dec 05, 2014 07:51am

@Ahmed : so have a lot of their alleged blasphemers. Most of them from poor backgrounds do not even get the chance to submit an apology but are summarily dispatched by lynch mobs, with the police watching the proceedings. Arrest JJ or repeal the law as there seems to be two Shariah laws: one for common person and one for VIPs/celebrities.

ali Dec 05, 2014 08:24am

Mr Jamshed is not an authority on religion , he is a businessman. He should have been very careful as to what he says specially on television as emotions are charged very quickly and people want punishment to the extreme specially since these fundamentalist madersas have become powerful in the past fifteen/ twenty years or so. But now that he has apologized the whole fiasco should be forgotten.

Afzal Dec 05, 2014 09:08am

What wrong he has said? Isn't it a true incident what he mentioned? Nothing demeaning - He was just explaining women nature and how men should undrstand and be patient with it. JJ, Asia bibi and many others are innocent. These illiterate mullahs needs to find real job. May be cleaning up streets or digging trench on pak/afghan border.

Khan Dec 05, 2014 09:12am

Guess who is raising the issue- Sunni Tehrik who is rival to Tableeghi Jamat in this case JJ. So it's not about Islam or honor of Mohammad PBUH, it's all about politics and settling score....

Omar Dec 05, 2014 09:23am

The real problem is blasphemy in pakistan these days. Water, power etc are meaningless to these mongrels.

Ayesha Dec 05, 2014 10:23am

@Muhammad Ashraf r u crazy ??

Saadat Dec 05, 2014 11:00am

He should be forgiven and also all those people who have been convicted under this inhumane law. Everybody deserves a second chance.

INDIA THE GREAT Dec 05, 2014 11:39am

so let me get this right? .. A guy with a long beard and tons of money can arrange a great PR apology campaign on TV, gets everyone saying he should be forgiven for proven and public blasphemy remarks - but minorities get stoned to death, burnt to death, shot to death or some rotting in jail deserve what they got for unproven blasphemy claims? OK!! ... (scratches head)

farah Dec 05, 2014 11:59am

We are a hypocrite nation, JJ should not be forgiven he should meet the same faith as all others before him....just because he is not from the minority does not allow him to say whatever he pleases...by the way he himself is the biggest hypocrite

PAKISTAN THE GREAT Dec 05, 2014 12:10pm

@INDIA THE GREAT -that's the Indian version.

Perspective Dec 05, 2014 01:10pm

@ST he's apologizing in public for the derogatory remarks he made, in public. Which is the least he could do to repent for using that particular analogy to belittle women in general. Its not your 'sense of faith' he's trying to stroke, rather apologizing for the colossal lapse of judgement he showed when making those remarks in public.

Pakistani community, like all others, consists of good and bad sheep; its our job to ensure the bad ones don't get to make more noise than the good ones.

mike hasan USA Dec 05, 2014 04:10pm

Good though... Mullahs are going thru 'accountability' processs.

Ahmed Dec 05, 2014 04:16pm

Our law should treat every one equal whether it is Junaid Jamshed, Veena Malik or a poor Christian. An educated person like Junaid Jamshed should have been more careful with his words. Lately I have seen some so called scholars delivery sermons on religion in a very casual and humorous manner. I believe that any talk about religion should be given with a lot of respect. I saw Junaid Jamshed controversial talk and his tone and manner of delivery was disgusting.

Asif Dec 05, 2014 07:38pm

Its time now we must declare Pakistan as a secular state. After that All this nonsense will go away slowly but with the current situation its not sustainable in a long run.

progressive pakistan Dec 05, 2014 08:55pm

Such issues only highlight the beliefs of a small group and not the majority of peace-loving and tolerant Pakistanis longing for a secular Pakistan

Sad Dec 05, 2014 09:07pm

That is a scary photo.

I wish instead these people were engineers, doctors, town planners, policemen. street cleaners, artists, film producersm IT entrepreneurs

How many of those in the photo will go on to spread hate, division, accuse each other of blasphemy!

ravi vancouver Dec 05, 2014 11:35pm

@Ali He is talking of selective forgiveness which is quite evident in Pakistan society, standards are different for minorities, muslims and mullahs for same offence in the order of harshness. Islam is all forgiving and peaceful religion and asks for same punishment for every person for any crime.

Humayun Zafar Dec 05, 2014 11:46pm

If his apology is acceptable then what about Aasia bibi and many others. His speech is available for everyone and we can judge what language he used but what about those poor people booked and punished under this law just on the words of local MULLAS. Please for Allah's sake stop this madness and pardon those poor people also who have no wealth or resources or means to get real justice.

Sanj Dec 06, 2014 12:18am

@Afzal rightly said

Non Muslim Dec 06, 2014 12:23am

If it had been a Non Muslim who had mentioned anything against the Holy Prophet (PBUH) then he would have been hanged or burnt, irregardless of whether they asked for forgiveness. But Junaid Jamshed, a notable muslim personality can ask ask for forgiveness and he will be forgiven? Why are there double standards for Muslims?

Sanj Dec 06, 2014 12:35am

@Sad really funny, I love your comment

Nilesh Dec 06, 2014 01:31am

He should be forgiven for sure.... But he shd own his life to christain couples who were burnt alive... he shd spent rest of his life in changing this blasphamy law...

Yawar Dec 06, 2014 02:44am

This does not happen in Egypt, Morocco, Malaysia, Turkey, or any other Muslim country. Only in Pakistan.

Syed Dec 06, 2014 03:33am

Imagine if Prophet P.B.U.H was here, what he would have done? If we are honest in our beliefs, we should follow the spirit of Islam and not a person who has beard and wears a cap. It is very easy to kill someone, real victory is to enlighten someone. These ignorant mullahs don't know Islam, they only know violence and killings. These Mullahs are the biggest enemy of Islam.

Imrani Dec 06, 2014 05:48am

Well he was pretty confident in the video making everyone laugh ha ha then he's hath joring bo hoo. Asai didnt get that chance. Free him only if you free her.

ShahG Dec 06, 2014 11:04am

@Humayun Zafar asia is not in Pakistani jail, there is no comparison here, its foolish.... she was convicted on terrorism, JJ just said something he feels he should not have and apologized, you cant compare everything in the world to Asia.

p r sharma Dec 06, 2014 01:17pm

Forgiveness to Jamshed junaid will pave way for similar blasphemous accused in future . This will be first step towards abolition of this law.

youknowit Dec 06, 2014 02:41pm

stop worrying about what he said what she said...do something good!

imran Dec 07, 2014 12:46am

Junaid jamshed is true muslime.he already appologised and it wasnt intentional.

Pragmatist Dec 07, 2014 01:27am

Blasphemy laws are bogus and should be eliminated. As a first step all people accused should be released and protected, plus their accusers should be arrested and shot for creating disturbance.

Asif Dec 07, 2014 01:30am

@Canada : Unfounded assertion. you seem to be a student of Machiavelli.

Skeptic Dec 07, 2014 02:16am

When you play with fire one day it will burn the fingers.

Amar Dec 07, 2014 04:23am

lets forgive him. But who are we to forgive him? He has committed a state crime for which he should be tried. Infact people have already been very tolerant in this particular case as we dont usually give anyone, someone who is blasphemous, time to say sorry even; we burn them right away !

Eldrick Lal Dec 07, 2014 04:31am

I failed to understand as to why all blasphemy cases takes place on the Pakistani soil? It never took place in big Islamic nations such as Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, and Nigeria.

Anupam Dec 07, 2014 09:05am

Sir, What wrong statement did JJ issue against the prophet? Please tell the same for non-Urudu speaking people.

IBN E ASHFAQUE Dec 07, 2014 09:26am

I hope the courts provide justice. JJ has apologised. May Allah have mercy on us and guide us on the right path.

Sandeep Singh Dec 07, 2014 10:42am

@Khurram Your allah can forgive JJ but not those poor christian couple and many others for blasphemy.

Fazal Karim Dec 07, 2014 11:34am

There seems to be no limit to application of blasphemy law. I dont know how real blasphemy comments in Indian news papers are tolerated by Pakistanis specially religious parties?

Rational Dec 07, 2014 04:29pm

@Ahmed again with the India fixation. Focus on improving your country mate.. I'm pretty sure Canada knows which country he/she is talking about.

Nizamuddin Ahmad Aali Dec 07, 2014 10:02pm

Some one record the apology of Asia Bibi also. She has four teen aged daughters. Who will take care of these kids. Mr. President are you listening.

Humayun Zafar Dec 09, 2014 01:33am

@ShahG, my friend I am not talking about the continent Asia, I was referring to Aasia Bibi, a christian lady who is convicted under this law and she has been handed over death penalty. If Junaid Jamshaid's apology can be accepted then why not we accept apology of others.???