Reporting on Christian issues in Pakistan requires an understanding as to how differing worldviews affect the information available to the reporter. Learn how to interpret actions and words in the light of prevailing prejudices and agendas of religious, political, and law enforcement majority religion officials. A non-Muslim is a second class citizen in the eyes of the state and Christians are seen as proxies of the United States. The Asia Bibi blasphemy case will serve as an illustration of the situation. Her Christian faith and conversion of her forefathers from a Dalit Hindu caste interplay with her persecution and hardships.

Meet the speaker: Asif Aqeel

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