Religious Intolerance & Blasphemy laws Pt. 3 – Christian Nurses Poisoned

UCANEWS.COM – “Nine Christian student nurses in Karachi have claimed they were poisoned last week, in an incident that put the women in hospital. The toxic substance that they ingested was so powerful, it took effect in a matter of seconds.

They say they were poisoned from drinking tea during a group study session at the hostel of the city’s Civil Hospital on July 29.

Some of them suspect they may have been the target of Muslims unhappy that they violated Ramadan fasting rules by drinking the tea.”

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Religious Intolerance & Blasphemy laws Pt. 1 – Protesting Blasphemy Laws

UCANEWS.COM – “A small group of protesters gathered outside the Karachi Press Club on Saturday to demonstrate against the blasphemy trial of a disabled Christian girl due to start tomorrow.

Organized by the All Pakistan Christian League, the 50 or so protesters accused authorities of misusing Pakistan’s strict blasphemy laws after Rimsha Masih, variously reported to be aged between 10 and 16, was arrested after being found with burned pages of a religious textbook containing verses from the Qu’ran in a Christian slum in Karachi on August 16.”

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