Misuse of Blasphemy Laws: A Christian Man threatened His family for Blasphemy

Blasphemy laws in Pakistan have long been a subject of controversy, frequently criticized for their misuse in settling personal vendettas. Traditionally, these laws have been weaponized against religious minorities, particularly Christians. However, the recent infiltration of these laws into internal Christian family disputes marks a new and alarming trend.

A Disturbing Incident in Okara District:
On Sunday, June 23, 2024, a deeply unsettling incident unfolded in the Okara District of Punjab, Pakistan. Chand Shamoon, a Christian man, threatened his brother Shan Shamoon and sister Zanira over a property dispute. Chand’s threats were not only against his siblings but also included a perilous plan to incite violence by threatening to burn a Quran. He warned that while the Muslim mob might kill him, they would also target his family.

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