Read the Beforeitsnews.com story here. Advertise at Before It's News here.
Profile image
By Persecution Blog (Reporter)
Contributor profile | More stories
Story Views
Now:
Last hour:
Last 24 hours:
Total:

Prayer Needed for Disabled Girl Accused of Blasphemy

% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.


Pakistan (MNN) ― Pakistan’s President Asif Ali Zardari has
ordered an investigation into the arrest of a disabled girl in his
country. The case stems from an incident involving a young girl between
11-14 years of age who reportedly has Down syndrome.

Todd Nettleton with
Voice of the Martyrs
says, “She has been accused of burning pages in a Quran, and that led to
a radical Muslim mob marching in her village demanding her arrest–even
some of them shouting to kill the coffers or kill the infidel.”

Ramsha, whose last name is being withheld by authorities to protect her
family, has been taken into custody. Nettleton says there are a lot of
questions that need to be answered. “How did this girl come to be in the
possession of burned pages, and were those pages even a Quran? I have
seen some reports that said, ‘Yes, there was Arabic writing on the
paper, but not actually from a Quran.’”

The arrest is part of Pakistan’s controversial blasphemy law. Nettleton
says the law “just produces such swift arrest and punishment that often
times the punishment comes before the facts are actually known.”

Because this has become a high profile case, Nettleton is hopeful. “The
president of the country is saying we need to investigate this fully.
Hopefully that improves the chances that they really will get to the
bottom and discover what the facts of the case are.”

This case didn’t just affect the girl and her family, Nettleton says,
“All of the Christians in this particular village had left the village
because they were frightened. There was an angry Muslim mob marching
through the village shouting what they were going to do to Christians.
There’s some work going on now to try to make it safe for them to come
back to their homes.”

What does this mean for religious freedom in Pakistan? Simply put, there
is none. Nettleton says, “There is a great understanding among the
Christians in Pakistan that if you choose to evangelize, you are taking a
risk. You are doing something that is very daring in that culture and
in that society.”

Nettleton would like you to pray for this situation. “We need to pray
for justice for this family. We need to pray for those who had to flee
their homes and for all of the Christians in Pakistan that they will
continue to serve Christ, even to the point of evangelizing, despite the
risks that that brings.”

VOM is helping Christians in persecuted nations. Click here to help them. 

Source: Mission Network News



Source:



Before It’s News® is a community of individuals who report on what’s going on around them, from all around the world.

Anyone can join.
Anyone can contribute.
Anyone can become informed about their world.

"United We Stand" Click Here To Create Your Personal Citizen Journalist Account Today, Be Sure To Invite Your Friends.

Please Help Support BeforeitsNews by trying our Natural Health Products below!


Order by Phone at 888-809-8385 or online at https://mitocopper.com M - F 9am to 5pm EST

Order by Phone at 888-388-7003 or online at https://www.herbanomic.com M - F 9am to 5pm EST

Order by Phone at 888-388-7003 or online at https://www.herbanomics.com M - F 9am to 5pm EST


Humic & Fulvic Trace Minerals Complex - Nature's most important supplement! Vivid Dreams again!

HNEX HydroNano EXtracellular Water - Improve immune system health and reduce inflammation

Ultimate Clinical Potency Curcumin - Natural pain relief, reduce inflammation and so much more.

MitoCopper - Bioavailable Copper destroys pathogens and gives you more energy. (See Blood Video)
Oxy Powder - Natural Colon Cleanser!  Cleans out toxic buildup with oxygen! 
Nascent Iodine - Promotes detoxification, mental focus and thyroid health.
Smart Meter Cover -  Reduces Smart Meter radiation by 96%!  (See Video)

Report abuse

    Comments

    Your Comments
    Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

    MOST RECENT
    Load more ...

    SignUp

    Login

    Newsletter

    Email this story
    Email this story

    If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

    If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.