Briton sentenced to death in Pakistan for blasphemy

A British man has been sentenced to death by a court in Pakistan for claiming to be a prophet of Islam, AFP reported, citing a prosecutor and police.

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British man sentenced to death in Pakistan 'barely lucid'

A British pensioner sentenced to death in Pakistan for blasphemy is in urgent need of mental health treatment, legal charity Reprieve has said. Lawyers for Mohammed Asghar told the charity he appeared "pale, dehydrated, shaking and barely lucid."