PAKISTAN: In Memory of the desecrated All Saint's Church, Peshawar

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Article : [On 22nd of September, last year] was the day when peaceful Christians of Kohati Gate, Peshawar assembled for the Sunday prayer service inside the All Saint's Church in Peshawar where they were cowardly attacked by a terrorist outfit. The attack resulted in nearly about 130 causalities and over 250 injuries. The world noticed the deadliest attack on the Christian minority in the history of Pakistan. The two suicide bombers detonated a bomb in the midst of the worshiping Christians. The Islamist group "Jundallah" linked to the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan claimed responsibility for the attack and alleged that the attack on Christian and non-Muslims will continue because they are the enemies of Islam. Sadly no arrest has made out so far by the security law enforcement agencies. Read More...

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THAILAND: Appeal Court upholds decision against freedom of expression

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Statement : On 19 September 2014, the Appeal Court upheld the Criminal Court's ruling in the case of Somyot Prueksakasemsuk. Somyot was found guilty of two violations of Article 112 of the Criminal Codeand sentenced to ten years in prison on 23 January 2013, with one additional year from a prior case for a total of eleven years in prison. Somyot Prueksakasemsuk is a long-time labour rights activist and human rights defender who was prosecuted in relation to two articles published in Voice of Taksin magazine, Read More...

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ASIA: Weekly Roundup, Episode 45
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