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Terrorism through Islamic Blasphemy Laws: Hector Aleem

Written by Hector Aleem

Abid, a so called blasphemer shot dead in Taxila, Pakistan due to a false blasphemy case under section 295C. He was released from Adiala prison in early January 2015 because of his deteriorated mental and physical condition. On the night of January 07, he was kidnapped from his house and next day, his bullet riddled dead body was found and later buried in the courtyard of his house because muslim clerics didn’t allow the family to bury him in the graveyard.

I knew this man personally from prison because we used to go for hearing in court together; he was mentally retarded person who was implicated in a false blasphemy case in 2011. Abid isn’t the first one who got killed for this black law, Asghar, two brothers, Pastor Rashid Emmanuel and Sajid Emmanuel and Qamar David. I can count as many cases as I want, I didn’t want to write anything about blasphemy anymore because many people including me have written about this case and incidents caused due this case but every time one case just come to the picture and I have to write about it.

Abid was mentally disturbed person but he was killed and the FIR was lodged against unknown people, which clearly means that the case is closed and no action will ever be taken against anyone. I cannot understand that why one page of Koran is so important than human lives? If someone is accused of saying bad things about muslim prophet, all muslims get hurt and they don’t care if the accusation is false or true. All they can do is to kill that person and this is called terrorism.

Pakistan government, including all officials, army officers and politicians are involved in the murders of all these innocent people because no action has ever been taken against the culprits. All these officials and the culprits should be trialed in International Criminal Court (ICC).

Those who demand a law through United Nations against all those who insult Islamic prophet and koran should keep this in mind that Christians believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God and He was crucified and rose again the third day. Muslims who don’t believe in this should be trialed for blasphemy case, including those who say that Holy Bible is fabricated, forcibly conversions of non-muslim girls by any means, isolating the minorities in muslim countries and not giving nationalities to non-muslims in their own countries . Or all those so called Islamic scholars like Zakir Naik and others who insult other religions especially Christianity should be arrested and cases of blasphemy or terrorism should be lodged against them because blasphemy case and terrorism are equal.

Muslims want to preach Islam all over the world but when it comes to their countries, they kill and hurt people who go to preach their religion in muslim countries. They know how to ask for the rights but don’t know how to give others their rights. They think that they are the only ones who deserve to be called human beings.

In the end, I would say that if they agree on all conditions I mentioned above, only then, a law they say can be considered in United Nations.

Submitted by Peace Worldwide 

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Hector Aleem, the victorious prisoner

Written by Liza S.Josephine

“I am sharing the testimony of Hector Aleem, Chairman Peace Worldwide with the world.”

My name is Hector Aleem. I am a missionary and a human rights activist. I did lots of work for Pakistani Christians. There was a church destroyed in Islamabad for which I raised my voice and took the case to the Prime Minister of Pakistan and asked to register case against the culprits who destroyed the church. Instead of lodging the case against the culprits, the government of Pakistan with the help of muslim extremists registered a false blasphemy case against me under section 295-C. and arrested me. They looted my house and destroyed my office and kicked my family out the house.


During my imprisonment, I was not allowed to see my family and after my arrest, I didn’t know that where is my family neither my family knew if I was alive or not. I spent those days in complete solitude and during that period police officers, high officials of prison and the government of Pakistan with Islamic scholars kept on insisting me to embrace islam. They offered me money, high status, luxury cars, peaceful life and women to marry but I always refused. When I refused, I got punished by them and they hung me upside down with hand cuffs and beat me with wooden stick on my feet, hands and other joints. They used to beat me unless I get faint, when I used to regain my consciousnesses they asked me if I still love Jesus Christ? My answer was always the same, “Jesus is my Lord and I will not prefer anyone above my Lord Jesus Christ” then they start beating me again and this continued for four years. I was threatened by them continuously that they would kill my both sons and convert my daughters and wife to islam. In the meanwhile, my family continuously received threat letters and death notes. I was tortured in worst possible way both mentally and physically but I accepted the torture and solitude instead of leaving my faith and Jesus Christ. I got arrested due to my faith and spent four years in prison for the same reason. Jesus Christ, whom I chose not to leave had never left me. He kept me and family safe, I was not able to bear a little pain due to my heart condition but I tolerated much during my time in prison.


I was released and acquitted from the case that has death penalty; no one has ever been acquitted from this case in the history of Pakistan. My life, especially the time of my imprisonment is full of miracles and I have many testimonies. I will keep sharing my testimonies with all of you and I am thankful to God Almighty that He has saved me and gave me new life. Today I am out of that country and living a peaceful life with my family which is a great blessing to me. Be strong in Jesus name. Amen.


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Testimony of Hector Aleem

My main charge was blasphemy under section 295 C that has only one punishment which is the death penalty. While I was in prison, many other charges were lodged against me so that I could not come out and start my work that I left (my missionary work and construction of the church).

This incident was on December 21, 2010. It was my hearing date that day. I was brought from prison in front of the judge. My wife and both of my daughters were also there for the hearing; they were covering their faces. I thought that it was a normal hearing.  The judge called, and told me that after one hour your case judgment will be announced (not the blasphemy case, the other case) but this was a false case of land grabbing.  It was actually a church land where a church was to be built which was already there many years ago but was destroyed by Government of Pakistan.  My only fault was to struggle to rebuild that church.

When judge called me after one hour, he awarded me seven years punishment without any proof and evidence. I wasn’t allowed to have a lawyer. And almost $2500 in fines and in case I cannot pay the big amount, I would have to spend 2 more years in prison as a penalty. In short, it was of total nine years imprisonment. I was shocked and very upset, and I thought that it’s totally illegal and baseless. My wife and both daughters started to cry and I was so helpless and didn’t know what to do. After the hearing, I was taken back to the prison. And there I was put into a dirty and isolated cell. That night, I cried a lot and I screamed with pain and the feeling of being deserted. I could not sleep that night, and I prayed all night. I asked God why He has forsaken me and why I am suffering like this. I asked Him that when you know the truth that it was not a land grabbing case but I peacefully struggled for the rebuilding of the destroyed church than why you still let it happen to me? Then I decided that I would go on 10 day fast, I will eat and drink a little after every 24 hour.

When I completed my 10 days fast, that same evening, a prison officer came to my cell and told me that I will be shifted to another cell. He said that you are being shifted to another cell because your sentence has been finished because the High Court Chief Justice took an action against the judge that awarded me a long sentence without any evidence. That judge was removed from the Government Service and he ordered an inquiry against that same judge. “Now your sentence has been removed and your record is clean and you are as innocent as a little child” the officer said. And those false charges (against me in that particular case) have been dropped. I thanked God and it was my great testimony in prison that it never happened that a judge be granted a punishment for awarding illegal punishment. After that I became stronger in God and my faith got stronger than ever. Our God is great and He is good. Satan keeps doing his work and God allows him to do things against us but God does His work in time and his timings are perfect. Amen