The nativity scene, organised and prepared by Christians in Peshawar just before Christmas.
Christians' plight in Pakistan reflects the confused identity and ideologies of the country they live in.
Religious verses were originally answers to problems that occurred within the social and political contexts of the time.
To avoid misguided use of sacred texts, religious believers should understand the context in which the texts appeared the first time.
The Indonesian police have named Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaya Purnama a suspect in a blasphemy case.
About one-quarter of the world's countries, both in developing and developed economies, have anti-blasphemy laws. Their implementation is always controversial and highly politicised.
Minorities are increasingly facing exclusion from Pakistan's public realm; and it's not only terrorists who are responsible.
This candlelit rally in Tunisia was one of the many condemnations from Muslim nations of the terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo.
The tradition of freedom of expression on religious matters is not quite so venerable as many seem to imagine in the outcry at the killing of Charlie Hebdo journalists and cartoonists in Paris. While modern…
Egyptian Muslim preacher Ahmed Mohamed Abdullah stands accused of blasphemy charges after burning a copy of the Bible during last month’s protests by Muslims against a film depicting the Prophet Muhammad.
In the wake of the violence sparked around the world by the anti-Islam video entitled Innocence of Muslims, the debate about the need for anti-blasphemy laws has re-emerged. The Organisation of Islamic…