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Posted: 23 Nov 2012 @ 01:05
Rimsha charges dropped
THE blasphemy charges against a14-year-old Pakistani girl were dropped on Tuesday. Rimsha Masihwas accused of burning pages from the Qur'an three months ago(News, 24 August). The chairman of the country's leading body ofMuslim clerics defended Rimsha, and attacked the imam who wasaccused of tampering with the evidence to ensure her conviction(News, 7 September). Concerns remain that Rimsha, who has a youngmental age, and her family, ...
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