Posted in A2 Sociology: Religion

Bollywood star Veena Malik handed 26 year sentence for ‘blasphemous’ wedding scene

Pakistani actress Veena Malik

Whilst we are primarily interested in the UK, the strict religious laws in Pakistan are of interest because surely some of the Pakistani UK immigrants abide by or are perhaps influenced by these ideas. Moreover, the second link gives an interesting insight into how religious laws are hijacked for ulterior motives.

http://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/uknews/bollywood-star-veena-malik-handed-26-year-sentence-for-blasphemous-wedding-scene/ar-BBg3c5v?ocid=mailsignout

http://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/uknews/the-modern-witch-hunt-of-pakistani-blasphemy-laws/ar-BBg3hX8

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Sociology and Media Studies teacher at Hazelwick School, West Sussex. Former teacher at Felpham Community College and Doha College

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