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#Asia Bibi

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Pakistan rejects challenge against Asia Bibi blasphemy acquittal Asia Bibi

Pakistan rejects challenge against Asia Bibi blasphemy acquittal

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

From TheJournal.ie Who is Asia Bibi and why has her case sparked furious protests? Blasphemy

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Ireland would like to help': Irish government open to asylum application from Asia Bibi Blasphemy

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Pakistani Christian woman who was sentenced to death for blasphemy, freed from jail Asia Bibi

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie High alert in Pakistan for funeral of assassinated liberal governor Pakistan

High alert in Pakistan for funeral of assassinated liberal governor

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

From TheJournal.ie Christian woman sentenced to death in Pakistan Death Sentence

Christian woman sentenced to death in Pakistan

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