Pakistan Judge: Death to Christians

Pakistan’s archaeic 295 Blasphemy Law has claimed two more victims. They’re Shafqat Emmanuel and his wife Shagufta Kauser.

Last July, the couple was arrested for allegedly sending blasphemous text messages against Mohammed to a local imam in Gojra. Probelm is, they lost their cell phone several days earlier, and had reported that to the manager at the local phone store. Also, Shafqat is crippled and bound to a wheelchair. Shagufta is illiterate.

Despite a lack of evidence, a judge recently sentenced them to death. The couple has four children who they’ve not seen since the arrest nine months ago…

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