Human Rights of Christians are Being Persecuted in Pakistan
9th May 2022
Converts from Islam to Christianity may be easily accused of blasphemy and arrested for a crime that is punished by the death penalty under Pakistani law. Even when they are not arrested or sentenced, converts may be killed by their relatives, who then are declared not guilty by the courts or receive only light sentences.
On April 26, 2022, the European Court of Human Rights has established the principle that those who convert from Islam to Christianity are at serious risk of persecution in Pakistan and are therefore in principle entitled to asylum.
Continue reading this significant story involving a Muslim from Pakistan who converted to Christianity in Switzerland.