The Criminal Code of Muslim-majority Pakistan, punishes blasphemy, providing penalties ranging from a fine to death.
22 Jun 2019 1:47 PM
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
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
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
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
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
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
'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
The apex court restrained media from publishing comments on the matter until announcement of verdict.
09 Oct 2018 7:03 AM
‘The aim of the blasphemy laws is crush people who believe differently.’
25 Feb 2018 4:17 PM