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Tim Wyatt

by Tim Wyatt

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 @ 12:33

Pakistani Christians sentenced to death

A CHRISTIAN couple from Pakistan have been sentenced to death after being found guilty of sending a text message that allegedly insulted the Prophet Muhammad. Shafqat Emmanuel and Shagufta Kausar, from Gojra, were accused of sending the text by the local imam last year. Their lawyer told the BBC that the couple had not received a fair trial, and would appeal. 

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