Blasphemy law

Pakistani Islamist Party Adopts ‘Death to Blasphemers’ Slogan

A Muslim extremist man executed in Pakistan for killing a governor after he urged the country to reform its controversial blasphemy law in support of a Christian woman has reportedly galvanized the head a new Islamist party to adopt the rallying cry of “death to blasphemers.”

A Pakistani worker shouts anti U.S. slogans during a rally in Islamabad, Pakistan on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012 as part of widespread anger across the Muslim world about a film ridiculing Islam's Prophet Muhammad. The banner at bottom reads, "'immediately hang the cursed man indulged in insulting the Prophet," while …