A GLOBAL COALITION TO STOP THE MISUSE OF PAKISTAN’S BLASPHEMY LAW
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Join a worldwide coalition of churches, NGOs and organisations- religious and non-religious-committed to ending the abuse of the Blasphemy law. Together our voices can be heard more clearly – it is time for change!
“The influence of a given religion in a nation ought never to mean that citizens of another religion can be subject to discrimination in social life or, even worse, that violence against them can be tolerated.”
- Pope Emeritus Benedict
“There is a very clear sense that people are nervous about the misuse of the blasphemy law, as a tool of politics or “…a mob thing […] ” he added, flanked by two Pakistani bishops. He earlier told reporters: “Equality under the law is important…”
- Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury
“The law for punishing blasphemy against the Prophet (sws) that is invoked in Pakistan has no foundation in the Qur'ān or Hadith.”