Amnesty International issued a statement and comment on June 3, 2021 on the news of the acquittal of the Christian couple on death row over blasphemy charges in Pakistan. It commented (extract):

….Pakistan’s blasphemy laws are overbroad, vague and coercive, enable abuse and violate Pakistan’s international legal obligations to respect and protect human rights, including freedom of religion or belief and of opinion and expression. They have been used to target religious minorities, pursue personal vendettas and carry out vigilante violence. On the basis of little or no credible evidence, the accused struggle to establish their innocence while angry, and violent groups of people seek to intimidate the police, witnesses, prosecutors, lawyers and judges.….

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