Man to die over insult
Posted Saturday, June 02, 2007
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) — A Christian was sentenced to death for allegedly insulting Islam’s Prophet Muhammed, and a human rights activist Friday urged Pakistan’s president to spare his life.Full article here ...
Younis Masih, 29, was arrested in September 2005 on the outskirts of the eastern city of Lahore after residents told police he made derogatory remarks against Islam and Muhammad.
On Wednesday, a court sentenced Masih to death under Pakistan’s harsh blasphemy laws, which rights groups say have been misused against Christians since former President Gen. Zia ul-Haq enacted them in 1980s to win the support of hard-line religious groups.
Oh, no! It can' happen here?
When fascism arrives in the America, it will not come goose-stepping in brown shirts with swastikas ... it will arrive wrapped in the flag and carrying a bible.