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Home Media Reports 2010 Tahaffuz-e-Namoos-e-Risalat
The News - Internet Edition
Monday, December 13, 2010
Muharram 07, 1432 A.H.

Monday, December 13, 2010
News Desk

RAWALPINDI: Major religious parties of the country have announced to launch a campaign for upholding the sanctity of Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) against the proposed against the proposed amendment in the blasphemy act, Geo News reported on Sunday.

This was decided in a meeting of religious parties convened by the Markazi Jamaat Ahle Sunnat here. Syed Munawar Hassan, Qazi Hussain Ahmed of Jamaat-e-Islami, Maulana Fazlur Rehman of JUI-F, Allama Sajid Naqvi, Professor Sajid, Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman, Sahibzada Abulkhair Muhammad Zubair, Pir Atiqur Rehman and other religious leaders participated in the meeting.

They announced for launching the campaign in a joint press conference after the meeting. A seven-member committee was also constituted to chalk out a strategy for holding meetings, processions, wheel-jam strikes and a sit-in outside parliament. The committee will meet on Dec 15 in Islamabad.

The participants stated that the only punishment for blasphemy was capital punishment, adding that no one had the right to amend this law. They further said that the private member bill by Sherry Rehman and measures of the Punjab governor reflected the American agenda.

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