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Blasphemy Legislation in Other Muslims Countries

In order to illustrate the unique nature and severity of Pakistan’s blasphemy laws, we looked at legislation that restricted free speech in terms of insults towards religion, Islam and the Prophet Mohammad PBUH in Muslim countries other than Pakistan. Our findings have been organized in an easy to read table that can provide readers with clear information about the exact offense that these pieces of legislation across the world aim to penalize as well as the exact punishment that is to be administered for such an offense. The simple conclusion drawn from this exercise is that Pakistan is virtually unique in both the manner in which the offense has been defined/described as well as the punishment that has been prescribed.