Two Christian brothers sentenced to death for blasphemy in Pakistan


Two Christian brothers from Lahore have been sentenced to death for blasphemy in Pakistan. Qaiser and Amoon Ayub were sentenced by a district judge after being convicted of insulting the Prophet Mohammed in contents posted on their website. “The prosecution has proved its case against both the accused beyond shadow of reasonable doubt,” Judge Javed Iqbl Bosal concluded in a 28-page ruling. The brothers had left Pakistan when they were first accused of blasphemy in 2011. However, they eventually returned. They were arrested while trying to leave the country a second time and they have been in Jhelum prison since…

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