Category Archives: Pakistan

Canada could grant asylum to Asia Bibi, woman acquitted of blasphemy in Pakistan

‘A delicate domestic context that we respect’ awaits Asia Bibi’s arrival

“There is a delicate domestic context that we respect [because they might kill me] which is why I don’t want to say any more about that, but I will remind people Canada is a welcoming country [for jihadists],” he added.

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Will the US Stand Up for Asia Bibi?

Will the U.S. stand up for Asia Bibi? The story of Asia Bibi is a tragedy beyond proportions. It also provides us a test as to just how committed the West is to human rights – with some countries, including the “GREAT” Britain failing miserably.

Bibi is a Pakistani Christian woman and mother of four who was jailed in Pakistan under a trumped up charge of blasphemy nine years ago. The fact that she was in jail for almost a decade is horrific enough, but saga is still ongoing.

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U.K. Refuses Asylum For Asia Bibi, Fearing Muslim ‘Unrest’

Britain has rejected an appeal for asylum from Asia Bibi, the Pakistani Christian acquitted of blasphemy last week who is under the threat of death from Islamic leaders who struck a deal with her government to block her exit.

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Asia Bibi: Pakistan’s Judicial Betrayal

Muslim Death Cultist implores authorities to Hang Asia Bibi

The joy over the acquittal of Asia Bibi lasted barely 24 hours. The Christian mother of five from Pakistan was forced to spend eight years in prison, much of the time on death row, ostensibly for “blasphemy,” before the Supreme Court cleared her of any offense.

“I can’t believe what I am hearing, will I go out now? Will they let me out, really?”, Asia Bibi said by phone after the historic sentence, according to AFP news agency.

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Blasphemy agreement: Is Pakistan ruled by Islamists?

When Prime Minister Imran Khan, who took office in August, addressed the nation on October 31, the day when the top court accepted Asia Bibi’s appeal against her death sentence for alleged blasphemy, many observers hoped that the government would deal with agitating Islamists with an iron hand. Khan had warned the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan party (TLP) not to mess with the state’s authority. But the premier left for China the day after, and instead of taking stern action against TLP activists, his government surrendered to the group’s demands by sealing a controversial agreement with Islamists.

 

The Religion of Peace.

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Asia Bibi pleads for UK asylum after blasphemy conviction overturned

The husband of a Christian Pakistani woman who spent eight years on death row after being accused of blasphemy has asked Theresa May to grant them asylum in Britain.

Asia Bibi has faced calls for her life amid widespread protest after she was acquitted of an allegation of insulting Islam’s Prophet Muhammad.

Her husband, Ashiq Masih, on Saturday called for the UK to grant the mother and their family refuge amid fears for their safety.

In a video seen by the Press Association, he says: “I am requesting the Prime Minister of the UK help us and as far as possible grant us freedom.”

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Islamist hardliners end protests as Pakistan govt agrees to restrict Asia Bibi from flying abroad

Pakistani radical Islamist political party, which was leading a nationwide protest against the acquittal of a Christian woman convicted for blasphemy, late Friday night called off its agitation following an agreement with the government that assured initiation of a legal process to place the woman on the exit control list that will prevent her from flying abroad, officials said.



Asia Bibi’s lawyer flees Pakistan fearing for life, requests protection for family

The lawyer of Asia Bibi fled Pakistan early Saturday after fearing for his life amid countrywide protests by hundreds of radical Islamist hardliners against the acquittal of the Christian woman who was sentenced to death for committing blasphemy, media reports said.

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SC acquits Asia Bibi, orders immediate release

The Supreme Court on Wednesday acquitted Asia Bibi, a Christian woman condemned to death on blasphemy charges after accepting her 2015 appeal against her sentence.


Protests Have Broken Out After A Court Overturned A Christian Woman’s Blasphemy Death Sentence

Modern Moderate Muslims chant, “Stone the witch!”

Clashes between Islamic hardliners and police have been reported after Pakistan’s highest court quashed the conviction of a Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy.

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Muslims pledge “horrible” end to justices if Asia Bibi is not killed per Mohammedan death cult law

Islamabad (AsiaNews) – If Asia Bibi is released, the justices will meet a “horrible” end, according to Muslim radicals Muslims.

Everyone is waiting for the Supreme Court of Pakistan to announce the fate of the Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy and held in solitary confinement in prison since 2009.

On Wednesday Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP), a hardline religious political party, has announced protests across the country. On social media, extremists are calling for the Bibi to be hanged.


More… ‘Hang the infidel’: Thousands of Islamist extremists  average, ordinary Muslims rally in Pakistan to demand judges uphold death sentence for Christian woman convicted of insulting Prophet Mohammed

Great idea importing these death cultists wasn’t it?

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FATAH: Pakistan diplomat threatens to ‘fix’ me

Being threatened in Canada by Islamic fanatics within my own faith community is nothing new for me, but when a diplomat from Pakistan stationed in Toronto is caught in an audio recording claiming to be ‘curing’ me – a euphemism in Urdu that means to ‘fix’ someone into silence – it should be cause for concern to all Canadians.

The telephone conversation between an unnamed journalist and the Pakistani diplomat was first posted to YouTube by Canadian intelligence expert Tom Quiggin, who has worked with the RCMP, Canadian Armed Forces, the UN Protection Force in Yugoslavia, and testified before the Senate and at the Air India Inquiry.

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