Tag : Asia Bibi
Asia Bibi title : Pakistan Bows to Islamists on ‘Blasphemy’ Suspects, Jeopardizing Last Chance for Christian Mother Asia Bibi
summary : The Pakistan government's surrender to demands of an Islamic extremist group jeopardizes the last chances for Christian mother Aasiya Noreen (Asia Bibi) to overturn her death sentence for "blasphemy," sources said.
date : Dec 04, 2017 01:00 PM EST
Asia Bibi title : Pakistan Supreme Court Delays Ruling on Asia Bibi Case as Islamist Pressures Mount
summary : As Islamist groups warned of reprisals for a possible acquittal in Pakistan's highest profile blasphemy case, the country's Supreme Court today delayed ruling on an appeal against the death sentence given to Christian mother of five Aasiya Noreen.
date : Oct 13, 2016 11:51 AM EDT
Asia Bibi title : Asia Bibi Blasphemy Case: Rights Groups Urge 24/7 Prayer As Christian Mother Faces Last Chance to Overturn Death Sentence
summary : A Christian charity is urging believers worldwide to unite in prayer for Asia Bibi, the Pakistani Christian mother who has suffered in prison since she was arrested in 2010, as she faces her final chance to overturn the decision which sentenced her to death under the country's blasphemy laws.
date : Oct 06, 2016 01:10 PM EDT
Pakistan title : Police Hasty, Brutal in Arrest of Christian Accused of Blasphemy in Pakistan: 'This is Sheer Injustice'
summary : Authorities in the Kasur District this week charged and jailed a Christian accused of blasphemy by Muslim business competitors, and police beat area Christians in their search for him, sources said.
date : Sep 04, 2015 01:44 PM EDT
Asia Bibi title : Asia Bibi’s Death Sentence Suspended by Pakistan Supreme Court: 'Eyewitnesses Never Appeared'
summary : Christian Asia Bibi had been the first woman to be sentenced to death under Pakistan’s harsh blasphemy laws. Now the country’s Supreme Court has suspended the sentence until a final decision is made on her appeal.
date : Jul 23, 2015 02:49 PM EDT
Asia Bibi title : Christian Mother Asia Bibi Gets Final Chance to Appeal Her Blasphemy Case to Pakistan’s Supreme Court
summary : Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi has been sentenced to death for supposedly making blasphemous remarks about Islam. However, she has been granted a final chance to appeal her case on Wednesday to the country’s Supreme Court and possibly win her freedom.
date : Jul 22, 2015 10:57 AM EDT
Asia Bibi title : Christian Asia Bibi Given Opportunity That Could Set Her Free From Pakistan's Death Row; Clerics Still Vow to Kill Her, Place Bounty
summary : Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi has been sentenced to death row in Pakistan thanks to the country’s strict interpretation of blasphemy laws. However, she will be given a chance to appeal for her freedom.
date : Jul 16, 2015 11:20 PM EDT
Asia Bibi title : In ‘Gross Miscarriage of Injustice,’ Christian Woman Asia Bibi Faces Death in Pakistan for Drinking from Muslim Water Cup
summary : A Christian woman in Pakistan has been sentenced to death for drinking from a Muslim water cup. However, her current health status is also in jeopardy, which has led to calls for her immediate release.
date : Jun 30, 2015 05:32 PM EDT
Asia Bibi title : The Case of Asia Bibi: Pakistan Mulls Changes in Blasphemy Law
summary : The case of Asia Bibi, also known as Asia Noreen, a Christian woman in the Pakistan village of Ittan Wali, in the province of Punjam, who is accused of uttering blasphemous remarks against the Prophet Muhammad during a spat with a group of Muslim women while plucking falsta, a kind of berry, has attracted the attention of the international community.
date : Jun 23, 2015 01:12 PM EDT