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#Asia Bibi

# asia-bibi - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Asia Bibi, the Christian woman at the centre of a long-running blasphemy row, has left Pakistan for Canada
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# Blasphemy

Asia Bibi, the Christian woman at the centre of a long-running blasphemy row, has left Pakistan for Canada

May 8th 2019, 8:57 AM 29,143 Views 38 Comments

Bibi has been widely believed to have been held in protective custody by authorities as she awaited an asylum deal in a third country.

# asia-bibi - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Pakistan rejects challenge against Asia Bibi blasphemy acquittal
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# Asia Bibi

Pakistan rejects challenge against Asia Bibi blasphemy acquittal

Jan 29th 2019, 10:12 AM 9,295 Views 22 Comments

Bibi was sentenced to death in 2010 in what swiftly became Pakistan’s most infamous blasphemy case.

# asia-bibi - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Who is Asia Bibi and why has her case sparked furious protests?
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# Blasphemy

Who is Asia Bibi and why has her case sparked furious protests?

Nov 24th 2018, 9:00 PM 30,694 Views 51 Comments

There have been calls for the Pakistani woman to be offered asylum, including in Ireland.

# asia-bibi - Saturday 17 November, 2018

'Ireland would like to help': Irish government open to asylum application from Asia Bibi
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# Blasphemy

'Ireland would like to help': Irish government open to asylum application from Asia Bibi

Nov 17th 2018, 6:30 AM 58,880 Views 55 Comments

The justice minister and Tánaiste said Ireland would like to help.

# asia-bibi - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

Pakistani Christian woman who was sentenced to death for blasphemy, freed from jail
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# Asia Bibi

Pakistani Christian woman who was sentenced to death for blasphemy, freed from jail

Nov 7th 2018, 9:59 PM 26,187 Views 54 Comments

The country’s highest court last week overturned Bibi’s conviction and ordered her release

# asia-bibi - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

'I can't believe it': Woman released as Pakistan Supreme Court overrules death row blasphemy conviction
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# Asia Bibi

'I can't believe it': Woman released as Pakistan Supreme Court overrules death row blasphemy conviction

Oct 31st 2018, 9:20 AM 30,370 Views 70 Comments

Blasphemy is an incendiary charge in Pakistan, where even unproven allegations of insulting Islam can lead to violence

# asia-bibi - Wednesday 5 January, 2011

High alert in Pakistan for funeral of assassinated liberal governor
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

High alert in Pakistan for funeral of assassinated liberal governor

Jan 5th 2011, 11:50 AM 341 Views 0 Comments

Punjab governor Salman Taseer was shot 26 times yesterday by his own bodyguard because of his condemnation of Pakistan’s controversial blasphemy laws.

# asia-bibi - Thursday 11 November, 2010

Christian woman sentenced to death in Pakistan
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# Death Sentence

Christian woman sentenced to death in Pakistan

Nov 11th 2010, 9:59 AM 891 Views 0 Comments

37-year-old mother of two sentenced to death after she got into a row about religion with her co-workers.