Islamocrazed Pakistan police arrest three Christians over poster that used the term “prophet”

LAHORE, Pakistan – Pakistani police have arrested three Christian men under terrorism laws for using the word “prophet” to describe a dead pastor on a poster, officials said Thursday.

The men were arrested in the town of Gujrat, in the eastern province of Punjab, after police spotted posters marking the 20th anniversary of the death of priest Fazal Masih that referred to him using the Urdu word for prophet.

In Pakistan, the word is used only for Islamic prophets and anyone claiming to be one is liable to be charged under blasphemy laws, which can carry the death penalty.


These are Pakistan’s highest Islamic religious authorities at work.