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Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Mentally impaired child arrested under Pakistan's anti-blasphemy law :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)

The following excerpts are from CNA (Catholic News Agency):
  • A young girl who suffers from Down's Syndrome has been arrested in Pakistan for allegedly burning a page from the Quran and could face the death penalty.
  • Police confirmed that they arrested a young girl named Rimsha on Aug. 16 at the urging of neighbors who claim they saw her burning pages of the book outside her home, according to Vatican Radio.
  • Some reports describe the girl from Islamabad as a teenager, while others say she could be as young as 11 years old.
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Mentally impaired child arrested under Pakistan's anti-blasphemy law :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)

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