blasphemy


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Synonyms for blasphemy

Synonyms for blasphemy

an act of disrespect or impiety toward something regarded as sacred

a profane or obscene term

Synonyms for blasphemy

blasphemous language (expressing disrespect for God or for something sacred)

blasphemous behavior

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Pakistan's blasphemy laws date back to the military dictatorship of General Muhammad Zia ul Haq.
The report by the non-government organisation (NGO) reveals that there has been an 'extraordinary increase' in the number of blasphemy cases in Punjab over the last three decades, especially in the district of Lahore.
The punishment for blasphemy in Pakistan ranges from several years in prison to a death sentence.
A Senate Special Committee on Human Rights has come up with a recommendation where the penalty for false accusation of blasphemy will be the same as it is for actual charges of blasphemy.
Senator Farhatullah Babar clarified during the meeting that no changes are being made to the blasphemy law they just want to stop people from misusing it.
He warned that changes to the blasphemy law were unacceptable and that death penalty for blaspheming would stay.
Last year, a mob in Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan beat up a student, Mashal Khan, to death after accusing him of blasphemy over social media.
ISLAMABAD:Supreme Court Friday acquitted an innocent man who spent nine years in prison, allegedly involved in blasphemy due to insufficient evidence.
ISLAMABAD -- Supreme Court Friday acquitted an innocent man who spent nine years in prison, allegedly involved in blasphemy due to insufficient evidence.
The decision of the Irish government to call a referendum on whether blasphemy should remain an offence in the Irish Constitution was welcomed by the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media (RFoM) Harlem Dsir in a letter to Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar today.
A Pakistani counter-terrorism court has sentenced to death a man who allegedly committed blasphemy on Facebook, a government prosecutor said on Sunday, the first time someone has been handed the death penalty for blaspheming on social media.
ISLAMABAD -- Khyber Pakhtonkhwa (KPK) police on Tuesday submitted adetailed report on the killing of Mashal Khan a 23-year-old student of Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan for allegedly committing blasphemy.
Summary: Imran Khan says it's clear from ongoing investigation that Mashal never committed blasphemy
PESHAWAR -- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Inspector General of Police (IGP), Salahuddin Khan Mehsud said on Monday the police had so far arrested 26 accused in alleged blasphemy case of Khan Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan as the investigation was heading in right direction.
Data from Pew Research Center shows that fifty-one countries (26 percent) of the world had active blasphemy laws in 2014, substantially higher than the thirty-two countries (16 percent) that did so in 2011.