Tag archive for ‘Asia Bibi’
By Laura Jones On Saturday, May 30th, 2015

Asia Bibi suffering from intestinal bleeding in Pakistan prison

According to the family, the Christian women jailed in Pakistan is suffering from intestinal bleeding and requires medical treatment. Her lawyers have mobilized to call for a medical response after a recent family More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, April 18th, 2015

Pope Francis meets with Asia Bibi’s family: I pray for you, Asia, the suffering

Pope Francis met the husband and daughter of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman  sentenced to death by a court in Pakistan over blasphemy charges, the Vatican confirmed. “I pray for Asia, for you and for all Christians More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, October 24th, 2014

Asia Bibi lawyer confirms plans to appeal death sentence

Just after a court upheld a death sentence from blasphemy charges against a Pakistani Christian, Asia Bibi, her lawyer proclaimed their intentions to appeal yet against. Bibi has been sentenced to hang for her faith More...

By Laura Jones On Saturday, October 18th, 2014
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Pakistani court confirms death sentence for Asia Bibi, jailed four years for blasphemy

The Lahore High Court (LHC) in Pakistan on Thursday upheld the death sentence of a Christian woman convicted of blasphemy four years ago, while her lawyers vowed to appeal the verdict. Asia Bibi, a mother of five, More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, June 28th, 2014

Rand Paul: End aid to Pakistan over treatment of women, Christians – notes Asia Bibi

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has called for an end to American foreign aid to Pakistan in the name of both persecuted young women and the persecution of Christians. Speaking before the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee, More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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Pakistan: Asia Bibi case delayed for fifth time, court seeks to pardon TV staff

The Christian woman in Pakistan accused of blasphemy, sentenced to death, has had her appeal hearing delayed for a fifth time. Pakistan Christian Post reports Wednesday that Bibi’s appeal hearing “will More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

Asia Bibi appeal hearing set for late May, she’s been jailed since 2009

The Pakistani Christian woman sentenced to death under the country’s blasphemy law may finally get an appeals hearing after several delays, according to a new report on Monday. Asia Bibi, who allegedly spoke More...

By Laura Jones On Saturday, April 19th, 2014

Asia Bibi appeals hearing delayed again, she’s been jailed since 2009

Appeal proceedings have been delayed again in the case of Asia Bibi, the Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy. This is the third delays, now coming one month after the delay in March. Lahore High Court More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Blasphemy hearing for jailed Christian in Pakistan, Asia Bibi, delayed

An appeal hearing for a Pakistani woman sentenced to death for blasphemy against Muslim beliefs has been postponed. Asia Bibi sits in a Pakistan prison, on death row, accused of breaking the country’s blasphemy More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, January 6th, 2014
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Asia Bibi pens a letter to Pope Francis I from Pakistani prison

The Pakistani woman jailed in Pakistan, charged with blasphemy, has written a letter to Pope Francis I. According to an article in the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines News Service (CBCP News), Asia More...

By Robert On Friday, October 11th, 2013
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Senator Rand Paul: ‘I will not rest until Pastor Abedini is freed’

During a speech at the Values Voter Summit in Washington, DC today, the junior Senator from Kentucky told the Christian audience what many may already believe, but the mainstream media is ignoring, “From Boston More...

By Zach Jones On Thursday, October 20th, 2011

Mehram Wahocho, Pakistani Teacher Jailed Under Blasphemy Laws Now Faces Stiffer Penalties

A retired Pakistani schoolteacher has been jailed for three years on blasphemy charges after appealing against a one-month sentence handed down for allegedly insulting the Muslim prophet Mohammad. Mehram Wahocho More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, August 11th, 2011

Petition Continues In Pakistan To Save Christian Woman Asia Bibi

Asia Bibi, a wife and mother, was arrested for defending her faith after attacks from co-workers and attempts to force conversion to Islam. Now, Bibi has been convicted of blasphemy and sentenced to death. Asia More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

Asia Bibi Case Still On Hold In Pakistan, family speaks out

Asia Bibi is still under the threat of the death, pending an appeal trial. According to a new report, Pakistani judges do not appear in a hurry to add her case to their agenda. The Christian woman’s attorney, More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, July 1st, 2011

Blasphemy Laws Still A Concern In Pakistan, supporters of change killed

The blasphemy law in Pakistan continues to be an intense debate as another person is sentenced to death for allegedly defiling Islam’s prophet, Khalid Khattak reports, as detailed by Index Censorship. Abdul Sattar, More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, November 11th, 2010

Asia Bibi sentenced to hanging for blasphemy after allegations of insulting Islam

The Pakistani woman accused of blasphemy, insulting Islam and their prophet Mohammed has been sentenced to hanging. Asia Bibi, age 45, told investigators that she was being persecuted for her faith in Pakistan, More...

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