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A Pakistan cleric is arrested under suspicion of framing a Christian girl charged with burning religious texts. - Video by Reuters


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I.khan Sep 04, 2012 03:56am
This ?imam masjid? Kahild Jadoon, who tampered with evidence against Rimsha Masih must get death penalty. This evil face munafiq endangered the life of hundred of Christians living in his area and he is certainly guilty of committing Blasphemy.
MMS Sep 05, 2012 11:08am
I wonder if there will be a double standard in play now.
Tanz Sep 05, 2012 01:33pm
The imam reminded me a dialogue from famous movie, it goes: ":And thus I clothe my naked villainy / With old odd ends stolen forth from holy writ/And seem a saint when most I play the devil" Translation : I disguise myself with religious character, I pretend to be saint when I am devil inside.
Virkaul Sep 06, 2012 04:17am
Does the Blasphemy law contain provision to award double punishment to a Muslim for desecrating the Qu'ran or for the moment it is only applicable to non-Muslims?
Yousuf Sep 04, 2012 07:40pm
this man so called ?imam masjid should face the same punishment as it was him who deface the holy book how can he call himself the keeper of Islam ..
Rev. Eldrick Lal Sep 03, 2012 06:44pm
Thank you for taking the correct decision. Bring this cleric to justice and let other people learn the lesson through hard way.
Nauman Sep 06, 2012 05:13pm
So unfortunate that on one hand we have a hadith of how our prophet Muhammad (p.b.u.h) cared after a woman who used to insult him by throwing trash at him vs this so called blasphemy law. This is the darkest hour of Islam, and our Pakistani Mullah's with the backing of their Saudi financiers are hell bent on defaming this peaceful religion.
I.khan Sep 05, 2012 03:38pm
Yes, their will be a double standard, this Imam will get a lot better treatment in Jail compare to the girl and Judges will be afraid to pass a harsh judgement against him. I am still waiting for the conviction of Mumtaz Qadri who killed Salman taseer, it was a daylight execution and killer admits it. I heard every Judge in Pakistan has refused to hear the case.
jasus Sep 03, 2012 11:17pm
what can you expect from them other than spreading hatred, lies and cheat? disgusting!
joe mccorry Sep 05, 2012 04:16pm
Why hasn't this poor girl been released? Let the culprit be meted out the penalty he sought to impose on his innocent victim and her co-religionists.
nadia Sep 10, 2012 02:30am
well said nauman
Yousuf Sep 05, 2012 01:39pm
Hope not !!! All over the world people are watching with interest, this case and its out come ..wake up Pakistan what ever the religion they are all Pakistani don't let few people destroy Pakistan and its respect in the eyes of the world.
Laura Turner Sep 06, 2012 12:50pm
Does anyone know how the girl is doing? The world wants to know what sort of treatment she is receiving and the extent of her injuries. She should come to Canada. Her tormenters would receive hard justice over here, and they would not enjoy their time in prison. Our prisoners have a code of ethics that is obviously not shared by these extremists. Those who abuse, and molest children are not regarded highly. I'd like to see more pictures, especially of those involved in harming this girl.
fiaz Sep 03, 2012 07:40pm
only way to do justice to girl is to hang cleric.
MMs Sep 10, 2012 03:36am
This is a open letter to the CJ. You have shown remarkable courage when dealing with issues that pertain to missing people, and willing to procecute anyone regardless of bearing. Could you please tell me what is stoping the judiciary from prosecuting Mumtaz Quadri the self confessed murderer of Salman Teseer.
Dr. Saleem J. Durani Sep 07, 2012 02:46am
so basically the Imam "tore off/ripped off" pages from the Qur'an to "add" to the burnt pages so logically he has also committed blasphemy or only non-Muslims can do blasphemy?