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Pakistani court recommends parliament review blasphemy Law

August 12, 2017 8:18 AM
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ISLAMABAD – A court is recommending that parliament review Pakistan's controversial blasphemy law and make changes that will prevent people from being falsely accused of the crime, which is punishable by death.

Islamabad High Court Judge Shaukat Aziz Siddiqi said in his Friday ruling that some people drag their rivals into blasphemy cases by leveling false accusations, endangering the life of both the accused and his family members.

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