An eleven-year-old Christian girl in Pakistan who was accused of
defiling the Quoran is currently facing a death penalty.
girl is believed to be suffering from Down’s Syndrome and there is no
proof that she committed the alleged crime. Her ordeal started when she
was accused by a Muslim of having a bag of ashes believed to be burnt
pages of the Muslim Holy Book, the Quoran.
Pakistan’s President Asif Ali Zardari
ordered a probe into the arrest of the girl, which took place last
week in a Christian area of the capital Islamabad.
Officials said the girl could
not properly answer police questions after she was held under Pakistan’s
controversial blasphemy law – which carries a potential death penalty.
It would be
recalled that a Christian couple in Pakistan were jailed for 25 years
two years ago after they were accused of touching a Koran with unwashed
This is man’s inhumanity to man…it’s injustice!