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30 years after Rushdie fatwa, blasphemy still a potent weapon

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By Gohar Abbas

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Figure there should be a fatwah on the woman on the left side of the picture for her misspelling of the word "holy."

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"Even if 800 years pass, the sentence remains the same," he said.

I'm pretty certain humans can't live that long.

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Pakistan remains about the most fanatical place in the world religiously - despite democracy, you can still get executed for blasphemy.

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