PML-Q warns against misuse of blasphemy law

ISLAMABAD, Nov 22 (DNA): Pakistan Muslim League (Q) has demanded that Prime Minister of Pakistan Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif should take personal interest to make legislation to leave-off the misuse of blasphemy laws, adding that Government was unable to protect basic rights of minorities and abolish the prejudice treatment.

According to a statement issued on Saturday by PML House Islamabad, Akram Masih Gill, President PML (Q) Minorities Wing and former Federal Minister for Minorities Affairs, addressed a huge demonstration, jointly organized by The Pak-American Christians of NYC Alliance, Global Christians Concern, United Pakistani Christians American NYC, Pak-American Christian Foundation, Hand in Hand along with Church leaders in front of the United Nation’s headquarter in New York against the brutal murder of Christian couple in Kot Radha Kishan, namely Shahzad and his pregnant wife Shama with their unborn baby.

Akram Gill also demanded for provision of justice on immediate bases, furthermore he brought out minority’s feelings that how insecure they feel.

He warned that this matter would not be solved through compensation and solid steps must be taken by Government, adding that if such killing continued, then there might be demand for a separate Province for the Christians.

On this occasion, Pervaiz Rafiq, Ex-MPA, Fr. Alyas, William Shahzad, Zeba Gill, Arif Masih, John Arif Khokhar and other speakers also expressed their views  about the security situation in Pakistan where minorities were being maltreated. DNA

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