Friday, January 14, 2011

Pakistanis take to streets over blasphemy laws ~ burn effigy of Pope - Photos

Pakistani demonstrators burn an effigy of Pope Benedict XVI as they react to recent statements about Pakistan's blasphemy laws, during a rally in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, Jan. 14, 2011

Pakistani protestors hold banners and chant slogans against recent statements by Pope Benedict XVI about Pakistan's blasphemy laws, during a rally in Multan, Pakistan, Friday, Jan. 14, 2011

'Pop' as in Pope!

One way or another, this is the message emanating from the Islamic world ~ that we, the Pop' and all ~ should respect their religious repression of others. That respecting Islam ~ is to accept Muslim intolerance.


Pakistani demonstrators seen through the flames of burning tires shout slogans against recent statements by Pope Benedict XVI about Pakistan's blasphemy laws during a rally in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, Jan. 14, 2011.


Pakistani demonstrators shout slogans against recent statements by Pope Benedict XVI about Pakistan's blasphemy laws, next to burning tires during a rally in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, Jan. 14, 2011

Pakistani Islamists shout slogans against Pope Benedict XVI during a protest rally in Lahore on January 14, 2011





Pakistani demonstrators holds a banner showing Mumtaz Qadri, alleged killer of Punjab governor Salman Taseer, during a rally against recent statements by Pope Benedict XVI about Pakistan's blasphemy laws, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, Jan. 14, 2011.

Pakistani Islamists holds placards and banners as they shout slogans against Pope Benedict XVI during a protest rally in Karachi on January 14, 2011

Pakistani religious activists from Jamiat Ahle Sunnat wal Jamaat, shout slogans against Pope Benedict XVI during a protest rally in Karachi on January 14, 2011. 

Supporters of Pakistani religious party Ahlay Sunnat wal Jamat demonstrate against recent statements by Pope Benedict XVI about Pakistan's blasphemy laws, in Karachi, Pakistan, Friday, Jan. 14, 2011.

Pakistani protesters burn an effigy of Pope Benedict XVI's reacting over the recent statements about Pakistan's blasphemy laws, in Multan, Pakistan, Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011

Pakistani protesters chant slogans against recent statements by Pope Benedict XVI about Pakistan's blasphemy laws, in Multan, Pakistan, Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011

Pakistani women, supporters of Pakistan's fundamentalist party Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) hold placards and banners during a protest against Pope Benedict XVI in Lahore on January 13, 2011

The hijabers.

Pakistani women, supporters of Pakistan's fundamentalist party Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) hold placards during a protest against Pope Benedict XVI in Lahore on January 13, 2011

And the protest goes on ~ for 3 straight days!

Pakistani Sunni Muslims shout slogans against Pope Benedict XVI during a protest in Lahore on January 12, 2011

Pakistani Sunni Muslims shout slogans against Pope Benedict XVI during a protest in Lahore on January 12, 2011.

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