Tag: Asia Bibi

US blacklists Pakistan over religious freedom

Originally published in Faith Wire Earlier this week, Pakistan was added to the list of Countries of Particular Concern under the International Religious Freedom Act in light of the landmark blasphemy case against Christian mother Asia Bibi. “In far too many places across the globe, individuals continue to face harassment, […]

Asia Bibi ‘hunted door-to-door’

Originally published in Assist News Supporters appeal for Asia Bibi and her family to be given asylum PAKISTAN (ANS – Nov. 23, 2018) — The family of Asia Bibi, the Christian woman who spent eight years on death row in Pakistan for blasphemy before being acquitted three weeks ago, claim […]

Pakistan: Islamic groups threaten Supreme Court judges ahead of Asia Bibi ruling

Originally published in World Watch Monitor Radical religious groups in Pakistan have called for mass protests and threatened the judges of the country’s Supreme Court in Islamabad ahead of their ruling in the blasphemy case of Christian woman Asia Bibi. The hardline Islamic party, the Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP), threatened the […]