Forget about that so-called verse about Islam not forcing people to convert…
Christian is sentenced to death in Pakistan after being accused of ‘blasphemy’ when he refused his employer’s request to convert to Islam
- Asif Pervaiz, 37, has been in custody since 2013 accused of blasphemy
- He claims his factory supervisor tried to convert him to Islam after he quit the job
- Asif says when he refused, he was accused of sending blasphemous texts
- Pakistan has strict laws which carry a death penalty for insulting Islam
A Christian man has been sentenced to death in Pakistan for sending ‘blasphemous’ texts to a former supervisor at work.
Asif Pervaiz, 37, has been in custody since 2013 for allegedly insulting Islam and was found guilty in Lahore on Tuesday but denies any wrongdoing.
He claims after quitting his job at a hosiery factory, his supervisor Muhammad Saeed Khokher tried to convert him to Islam.