Bangladesh Beware: A Lesson from Pakistan’s Blasphemy Law

May 16, 2013

From the South Asia Journal:

Prime Minister Hasina must decide whether to reject the calls for a blasphemy law and do more to protect minority religious communities, or bend to extreme pressure and adopt it. She should heed Pakistan’s experience with their blasphemy law, and not cave to the pressures of extremist groups in Bangladesh. If she does, Bangladesh will likely follow the trend of its westerly neighbor, becoming increasingly unstable and more violent.

You can read the full article here.