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Missing Pakistani activists’ families decry blasphemy allegations

Mesha Saeed is the wife of missing social activist Waqass Goraya

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Families and supporters of five missing Pakistani activists on Wednesday (18) denounced what they called a campaign to accuse the men of blasphemy, a highly charged allegation that could endanger their lives were they to reappear. The accusations, made online and in a complaint to police, have unsettled Pakistan’s small community of social activists. The families of two of the missing men, Salman Haider and Waqass Goraya, described them as part of a “malicious campaign”. “This campaign can only be meant to divert public sympathy away from our plight and the plight of our loved ones, who have been illegally…

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