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  • Asia Bibi’s lawyer says she needs German passport to leave Pakistan

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    November 26, 2018   1:20 pm

    Asia Bibi’s lawyer has appealed to the German government to grant her and her family citizenship. In a news conference in Frankfurt Saiful Mulook said that while Bibi was now free, she and her family needed a passport to leave the country. The 53-year-old Pakistani Christian was convicted of blasphemy in 2010 and sentenced to […]

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  • Pakistani Government has no plans to amend blasphemy law

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    November 21, 2018   11:09 am

    Pakistan’s president has said the government will not amend the blasphemy law. President Dr Arif Alvi also said the government has no plan to recognise Israel. He made the remarks during an address at Governor’s House, Lahore, on November 17. Dr Alvi emphasised the need to highlight the true essence of Islam. In presence of […]

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  • Almost 200 parliamentarians sign open letter to Pakistani Prime Minister

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    November 10, 2018   8:26 pm

    Almost 200 parliamentarians have signed an open letter to the Pakistani Prime Minister urging the government to secure Asia Bibi’s safe removal from the country. According to media reports, although she has left the prison, she has not yet been allowed to leave the country. Paul Coleman, Executive Director of human rights organisation ADF International […]

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  • Asia Bibi freed from jail after eight years on death row

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    November 8, 2018   7:47 pm

    Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi has been freed from jail after spending eight years on death row. It is believed she has already flown out of the city of Multan to an unknown secure destination in the country. She was freed after Pakistan’s Supreme Court overturned her conviction under blasphemy charges and the death sentence […]

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  • Asia Bibi’s complainant files review petition

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    November 2, 2018   4:53 pm

    The complainant in the Asia Bibi case has filed a review petition in the Supreme Court, asking it to reverse its decision to acquit the Christian woman and save her from the death penalty. The petition further asks for her name to be placed on the Exit Control List (ECL), pending the outcome of any […]

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