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Pakistani Christian Woman Sentenced to Death

By Amnesty International / British Pakistani Christian Association, on 1 January 2010

On 8 November, the 45-year-old mother of five children was found guilty of blasphemy and sentenced to death under Section 295B and 295C of Pakistan’s Penal Code, for insulting the Prophet Muhammad, by a court in Nankana, around 75km (45 miles) west of the city of Lahore in Punjab province.

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