[If ordinary Pakistani people do not gather together to defeat this scourge of the so-called "Blasphemy Laws," then you will all be consumed by the fires which this foolish, politically-motivated law is unleashing upon you. This major historical misstep in Pakistan's political development was Zia's doing, as he shaped Pakistani minds to fit CIA specifications. The near-fatal "Islamization" of Pakistani culture achieved by Zia's embrace of Saudi Wahhabism, along with Saudi money, were intended to whip-up a fundamentalist frenzy, in order to fill "mujahedeen" (terrorist) recruitment rosters. Until Pakistan manages to undo what the Saudis, the CIA and the ISI have done to you, your country is destined to either become the next "Talibanized" state, or to cease to exist altogether, perhaps in a reunification with India. So far, (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain appears to be practically the only Pakistani man to figure this out (SEE: “Any Female Playing A Role In War Against Mujahideen Should Be Killed.–Official TTP Statement), only, he would not likely be speaking-out in this manner, if he was not safe in London.]
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent Worthy News
This week’s attack in Karachi resembled more deadly violence against Christians in the Pakistani Gojra village in 2009 where this man returned to his destroyed home.
KARACHI, PAKISTAN (Worthy News)– A 16-year-old Christian boy and his parents and sister were hiding in Pakistan Friday, October 12, after police charged him with blasphemy against Islam’s prophet Mohammed through text messages, while an angry crowd burned their home.
Speaking in an exclusive interview with BosNewsLife and its news partner Worthy News, Ryan Stanton, said he had been framed by “Muslim friends” he knew from his middle class neighborhood in the city of Karachi.
“We were traveling by car to see a cricket match when one of the Muslims asked me: ‘can I use your phone?’. I don’t know what happened after that,” a visibly shaken Ryan said.
“It seems they send text messages from my phone about abusing the prophet late Monday,” the Pakistani Christian explained. “I did not send the SMS, it’s untrue if people say otherwise.”
He briefly paused. “The next day I got all kind of phone calls from angry people. I got horrible messages, including from people saying: ‘We will behead you’.”
The situation soon turned more serious when a violent crowd encouraged by Muslim clerics went to his Karachi home, he said. The crowd was reportedly shouting: “Handover Ryan or we will burn you alive”.
Ryan said he was lucky to be away with his paralyzed father, who received physiotherapy in a nearby clinic. Christian friends eventually helped the family escape, just moments before crowds began looting and burning their family home.
“They looted, stealing everything from furniture to jewelry, and set the house on fire,” a Christian friend involved in the rescue operation confirmed, speaking on condition of anonymity.
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