• Asia Bibi acquitted by Pakistan’s Supreme Court

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    October 31, 2018   6:42 pm

    The Supreme Court has acquitted Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi and saved her from being hanged to death. Bibi, 51. was accused of blasphemy in 2010 and later sentenced to death. On Wednesday Chief Justice Saqib Nisar, heading the three-member bench comprising Justice Asif Saeed Khosa and Justice Mazhar Alam Khan Miankhel, announced the Lahore High […]

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  • Police slack in case of missing Pakistani Christian girl


    October 31, 2018   6:39 pm

    A Pakistani Christian woman has gone missing after going to buy shampoo on October 25. Saima Javed has not returned home since then and her family is anxious for any news about her. On October 30 the agitated family of the victim, led by her father Javed Masih, staged a protest on the road leading […]

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  • European Parliament’s President speaks out over Asia Bibi


    October 29, 2018   9:14 pm

    The President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani has spoken out this week about the case of Asia Bibi, who is still waiting to hear if she will face the death penalty for allegedly breaking Pakistan’s blasphemy laws. Mr Tajani spoke about Asia’s plight at the Parliament’s plenary session in Strasbourg on wednesday and urged […]

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  • Pakistani Christian student sent out of class for touching tap

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    October 29, 2018   9:01 pm

    A 13-year-old Pakistani Christian boy was sent out of his classroom for turning off a tap that had been left running. On 16 October the fourth grade student, Sharjeel, was expelled from his class because it was believed that by touching the tap he had tainted the water and therefore he should be punished. The […]

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  • Delayed Asia Bibi ruling sees Islamists protest in Pakistan

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    October 19, 2018   2:39 pm

    Thousands of Islamist hardliners protested in Lahore in October 12 as Pakistan awaits a ruling on Asia Bibi’s case. The Christian woman has been on death row since 2010 after being convicted of blasphemy. The rally was organised by anti-blasphemy party Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP), and was supported by demonstrations in Karachi, and in Rawalpindi The […]

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