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Girl Faces Death Penalty For 'Blasphemy' In Pakistan

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Published on Aug 26, 2012

"Last weekend's arrest and imprisonment of Rimsha Masih, an 11-year old Christian girl, by Pakistani authorities in the nation's capital, Islamabad, on charges of blasphemy, is deeply alarming. The girl, whose mental stability is doubtful, will certainly face death sentence according to the Pakistani law if she is found guilty of disrespecting or burning Islamic text. While the poor terrified girl awaits appearance before a court by the end of this month, President Asif Ali Zardari has ordered an immediate inquiry into this perturbing episode. The president's intervention is not likely to serve as a breakthrough nor is it going to lead to the swift release of the girl...".* Ana Kasparian and Cenk Uygur discuss on The Young Turks.

*Read more here from Malik Siraj Akbar in The Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/malik-s...

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