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Reforming laws that misuse Islam not anti-religion


HINDUSTAN TIMES APRIL 15, 2011 ‘Reforming laws that misuse Islam not anti-religion’ Yashwant Raj, Hindustan Times Former Pakistani information minister Sherry Rehman is high up on the list of al Qaeda targets because of a bill she introduced in 2010 making the punishment for blasphemy lighter than it is currently — 10 years in jail

The Christian Science Monitor


The Christian Science Monitor January 28, 2011 Could there be a liberal resurgence in Pakistan? Lawmaker Sherry Rehman says she’s working on it. A liberal resurgence in Pakistan may not be as unlikely as it might seem, according to Sherry Rehman, a progressive parliamentarian who is attempting to amend the country’s blasphemy laws. By Issam