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Asia Bibi

Pakistan should do more to stop abuse of blasphemy laws: Mike Pompeo

The Criminal Code of Muslim-majority Pakistan, punishes blasphemy, providing penalties ranging from a fine to death.

22 Jun 2019 1:47 PM

Asia Bibi, cleared of blasphemy, leaves Pakistan

A Pakistani Christian woman who spent eight years on death row over false blasphemy charges, Asia Bibi, has left the country.

08 May 2019 3:15 PM

Asia Bibi's lawyer seeking european nationality amid death threats

The Pakistani lawyer who secured the acquittal of a Christian women for blasphemy is himself seeking protection from European governments.

02 Feb 2019 2:41 PM

US Congress introduces resolution to grant asylum to Aasia Bibi

A US lawmaker has introduced a resolution in the House of Representatives to grant asylum to Pakistani woman Aasia Bibi.

01 Feb 2019 10:17 AM

Pakistan detains hardline cleric behind Asia Bibi blasphemy protests

Detaining of Khadim Hussain Rizvi, leader of Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan was not linked to Asia Bibi case, minister Fawad Chaudhry said.

24 Nov 2018 1:15 PM

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Pakistani woman, Asia Bibi, on death row for 8 yrs leaves jail after acquittal

Her conviction in blasphemy case was overturned, but she had remained in prison as govt negotiated with hardliners demanding her execution.

08 Nov 2018 7:10 PM

Don’t confront State: Pak PM warns people protesting Bibi verdict

Prime minister Khan addressed the nation through a video message and his address was solely focused on the Asia Bibi verdict.

01 Nov 2018 2:04 PM

Pakistan court overturns christian woman's death sentence in Blasphemy case

'Appeal is allowed. She has been acquitted. Judgement of high court as well as trial court is reversed,' said Pak's Chief Justice in ruling.

31 Oct 2018 1:06 PM

Pak SC reserves verdict in Asia Bibi death case

The apex court restrained media from publishing comments on the matter until announcement of verdict.

09 Oct 2018 7:03 AM

Rome’s Colosseum turns red in protest against Pak’s blasphemy laws for Asia Bibi

‘The aim of the blasphemy laws is crush people who believe differently.’

25 Feb 2018 4:17 PM

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