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Ispahani: Pakistan's Blasphemy Laws Persecute the Weakest of the Weak

Ispahani: Pakistan's Blasphemy Laws Persecute the Weakest of the Weak

In an opinion piece for CNN, RFI Senior Fellow and former Pakistani Parliamentarian, Farahnaz Ispahani, argues that Pakistan’s abuse of blasphemy laws disproportionately harms the most vulnerable in Pakistani society, such as Asia Bibi, and imperils those who would chose to stand up for them, like Rashid Rehman, a human rights lawyer murdered in 2014.