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Filipino drag queen fights for freedom to express faith

For many Filipinos, however, his portrayal of Jesus singing the religious prayer in a drag show was offensive.

Pages of the Quran on the street, Christian parents arrested for...

There have also been widespread threats of imminent action by Muslim extremists following an alleged blasphemy case

Mob burns Pakistani churches over alleged Koran desecration

Pakistani bishop Azad Marshall said the Christian community was "deeply pained and distressed" by the events.

Pakistan Claims 400,000 Social Media Accounts Spread Blasphemy

It also reports eleven “Internet blasphemers” have been sentenced to death, and two of the sentences have already been confirmed on appeal

Philippine church leaders hit ‘offensive’ drag performance

The Lord’s Prayer is “prayed by Christians in times of peace and persecution, of abundance and famine, of faith and doubt”

Jailed Christian in Pakistan released after dismissal of blasphemy charges

Father Yousaf paid tribute to the lawyers who, he said, had worked tirelessly to prove Allahrakha’s innocence.

Pakistan cracks down on ‘blasphemy through social media’

Pakistan has been witnessing a crackdown on blasphemy on social media, applying existing severe criminal legislation

Ordeal of Christian imprisoned for blasphemy in Pakistan continues

Data from the Center for Social Justice show that there were 1,949 people in Pakistan charged under the blasphemy laws from 1987 to 2021

Samsung outlet attacked over blasphemy charges in Pakistan

On July 2, the rumor spread that a QR code posted on a Samsung promotional billboard outside the Star City Mall in Karachi was “blasphemous”

‘I spent eight years on death row after being falsely accused...

After eight years on death row, separated from each other and from their children, a Catholic couple were released in June 2021 in Pakistan

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