Saturday, January 12, 2019

Pakistan's Supreme Court Orders Government Compensation To Victims of Protesters

As previously reported, after Pakistan's Supreme Court last October reversed the blasphemy conviction of a Christian woman, Asia Bibi, protests and demonstrations broke out in several Pakistani cities.  Now, according to Geo News, Pakistan's Supreme Court today ordered federal and provincial governments to pay compensation to those who suffered losses and property damage during the three day countrywide protest that followed the October decision.