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Asia Bibi: Pakistani Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy finally given chance to appeal

New hope for Aasia Bibi

After the recent preliminary hearing of Aasia Bibi's case and suspension of her death sentence until further hearing of her appeal by the Supreme Court (SC), new hope for justice has risen for her. Amazingly, it became breaking news within the next ... Daily Times, 6 days ago

Dispatches: Re-Examining Pakistan's Dangerous Blasphemy Laws

Pakistan's blasphemy laws are getting some long-overdue judicial scrutiny. The daughters of Aasia Bibi pose with an image of their mother outside their residence in Sheikhupura in Punjab Province, Pakistan on November 13, 2010. 2010 ...
 Human Rights Watch1 week ago

Pak Supreme Court stays Christian woman’s execution over blasphemy

Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed the execution of a Christian woman sentenced to death for alleged blasphemy. A three-member bench of the Supreme Court granted leave to appeal to 49-year-old Aasia Bibi and stated that it is essential to examine ...
 Asian Age1 week ago Supreme Court of Pakistan stays Christian woman's death  Deccan Chronicle1 week ago

Pakistan court stays execution of Christian woman over blasphemy

Pakistan Supreme Court on Wednesday in Islamabad stayed action on the execution of a Christian woman convicted of blasphemy, in a high-profile case linked to the assassination of a governor in 2011. Aasia Bibi, a mother of five, was arrested in ...
 Nigeria Punch1 week ago

Dear Junaid Jamshed, Google misogyny, and then stay away from it forever

Try to think about all the women who work in patriarchal societies out of financial need or personal development or maybe, just maybe, they might be equal to men. PHOTO: PUBLICITY Junaid Jamshed has done it again. And it looks like hell ...
 The Express Tribune1 week ago

In the Name of Blasphemy

If you have an enemy in Pakistan and you want him to be killed in such a way that no one blames you then the solution is "simple." Just accuse him of blasphemy with respect to either remarks against Holy Prophet (PBUH) or desecration of the Holy ...
 Huffington Post1 week ago

Three killed in different accidents

SARGODHA (APP): Three persons including a woman, were killed while five others sustained injuries in separate road accidents in Atta Shaheed and Sahiwal police limits on Monday. According to police, a tractor hit a motorcycle Rickshaw near Chak ...
 Frontier Post3 weeks ago
DAWN Group

An effective defence

PAKISTAN ratified the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) in 2010. One of the most noteworthy human rights achievements since then has been the introduction of Article 10A — the right to a fair trial — in the fundamental ...
 DAWN Group1 month ago
Library of Congress

FALQs: Proposals to Reform Pakistan's Blasphemy Laws

The following is a guest post by Tariq Ahmad , a legal analyst in the Global Legal Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress. Tariq has previously blogged about Islamic Law in Pakistan Global Legal Collection Highlights , the Law ...
 Library of Congress1 month ago

Former Pak PM Gilani speaks to son abducted 2 years ago

Pakistan's former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Sunday said he had spoken to his son Ali Haider for the first time since he was kidnapped by a Taliban group in 2013 and is now being held in Afghanistan. "Today I received a telephone call from an unknown number. It was from my abducted son Haider. He told me that he was well and inquired about the other family members," Gilani told reporters. "We spoke about eight minutes," he said, expressing hope for safe recovery of his son. Ali Haider ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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