Pakistan’s Blasphemy Laws | Unreported World
Unreported World is in Pakistan, investigating the country’s blasphemy laws. They meet the lawyers following up blasphemy allegations and prosecute the accused. For the most serious cases, the sentence is life on death row. Marcel Theroux is in Lahore to talk to the families of the alleged blasphemers – and learn if the new government is ready to execute the convicted. The Supreme Court is yet to uphold any of the death sentences issued by lower courts. Subscribe to our channel for more Unreported World episodes https://www.youtube.com/unreportedworld.
Pakistan[b] (Urdu: پاکِستان), officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (Urdu: اِسلامی جمہوریہ پاکِستان), is a country in South Asia. It is the world’s sixth-most populous country with a population exceeding 212,742,631 people. In area, it is the 33rd-largest country, spanning 881,913 square kilometres (340,509 square miles). Pakistan has a 1,046-kilometre (650-mile) coastline along the Arabian Sea and Gulf of Oman in the south and is bordered by India to the east, Afghanistan to the west, Iran to the southwest, and China in the far northeast. It is separated narrowly from Tajikistan by Afghanistan’s Wakhan Corridor in the northwest, and also shares a maritime border with Oman.