A Muslim woman has been sentenced to death after a WhatsApp status.
Aneeqa Ateeq, 26, was arrested in May 2020 and later convicted after posting disrespectful messages about Prophet Muhammad. Ridiculing Mohammaed is forbidden in Islam. She was also sentenced to 20 years in jail.
According to the US Commission on International Religious Freedom, up to 80 persons are known to be imprisoned in Pakistan on blasphemy charges, half of whom face life in prison or the death penalty 😳