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Rimsha charges dropped

THE blasphemy charges against a 14-year-old Pakistani girl were dropped on Tuesday. Rimsha Masih was accused of burning pages from the Qur'an three months ago (News, 24 August). The chairman of the country's leading body of Muslim clerics defended Rimsha, and attacked the imam who was accused of tampering with the evidence to ensure her conviction (News, 7 September). Concerns remain that Rimsha, who has a young mental age, and her ...

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Fri 3 Jul 15 @ 12:30
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