March 09, 2017
Published 18 days ago
ISLAMABAD - More than 2,000 students from Islamic seminaries rallied in Islamabad Wednesday, urging the government to take stern action against all those people who are posting blasphemous content on social media.
The rally came hours after the Islamabad High Court, responding to a petition from an Islamic cleric, ordered the government to impose a travel ban on people who post blasphemous content.
Blasphemy is a sensitive subject in Pakistan and anyone found guilty of insulting Islam or its Prophet can be sentenced to death.- AP
Dawn, November 15, 2016
I have never been to a torture chamber but the other day I accompanied my wife to a beauty parlor and was invited in since there were no other customers. Half an hour into observing the self-inflicted cosmetic cruelty that women voluntarily engage in, and you get the impression it makes Gitmo look like a holiday resort.
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