Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Pakistan 'blasphemy' family tell of fire threat

Once again, the Muslim mobs rule the day in Pakistan.  Swarming out of their warrens like a plague of rabid rats they terrorize and drive Christians out of their homes.  While the Pakistani government is giving the family some protection, that is only due to international outrage over the mobs wanting to kill a mentally disabled young girl over falsified evidence of desecration of Quranic scripts.

And so goes another chapter in the Muslim decimation of religious minorities under their control. 


Pakistan 'blasphemy' family tell of fire threat

Rimsha's family told the BBC's Orla Guerin she had done no wrong

The family of a young Pakistani Christian girl, known as Rimsha, who is accused of blasphemy, say their Muslim neighbours threatened to burn them alive inside their home.

Speaking to the BBC under tight security, Rimsha's father said he feared for their lives.

He insisted his daughter was innocent. Rimsha was released on bail on Saturday, but could still face charges.

She had been accused of burning pages from an Islamic textbook.

But a cleric who had accused her was arrested last week for allegedly planting evidence against her, and himself desecrating the Koran.

The case has sparked fresh concerns about the misuse of Pakistan's strict blasphemy laws.

Rimsha's parents, who are not being named for their own safety, told the BBC's Orla Guerin that their daughter was a shy 11-year-old who was illiterate - like the rest of the family - and had always been slow.
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They said she was sitting quietly at home in their poor neighbourhood on the outskirts of Islamabad when a crowd gathered outside, claiming she had burnt pages from an Islamic textbook. Her mother described trying to hold off the mob.

"A woman hit me," she said, "and slapped my face. People started running into the house to catch my daughter. I was scared they might kill us. We were all crying. My daughter was very upset."

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