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Repealing blasphemy law will fuel militancy: minister

Repealing blasphemy law will fuel militancy: minister

LAHORE: Federal Minister for Minorities Affairs Shahbaz Bhatti said on Tuesday Pakistan would not repeal its controversial blasphemy law but might amend it to prevent abuse because scrapping the legislation could fuel militancy.
“(Repeal) is not being considered though we are considering changing it so that misuse of the law should be stopped,” Bhatti said.
He said consultations with Islamic clerics and representatives of religious minorities on amending the law would soon

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