Pakistani Christian Teen Arrested for Sharing Allegedly Blasphemous Content on Facebook

Hundreds of Christian Families Flee Potential Mob Violence

02/20/2017 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that Patras Masih, an 18-year-old Pakistani Christian from Shahdra, a neighborhood located outside of Lahore, was accused of committing blasphemy on Monday, February 19. Following the accusation, a mob of hundreds of local Muslim radicals gathered outside the neighborhood, demanding that Masih be arrested and publicly hanged.

According to local Christians, the blasphemy allegation stems from a social media post Masih shared on his Facebook account approximately two months ago. The Facebook post included an image of an Islamic symbol local Muslims found blasphemous

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