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Pakistan, Christians On Trial Offered Acquittal if They Converted To Islam

Night View of Badshahi Mosque (King’s Mosque)

In late March, Syed Anees Shah, a Pakistani prosecutor, gathered a number of Christian suspects outside his court and offered them acquittal in exchange for their conversion to Islam. Shah was prosecuting more than 40 Christians on charges of involvement in a brutal lynching in which two Muslim men were beaten to death in the aftermath…