Tag: Asia Bibi

Militant posts video threat, saying he is in Canada to kill Asia Bibi

MANCHESTER, England | An Islamic militant has posted a video on the internet boasting that he has arrived in Canada to kill Asia Bibi. The death threat comes a week after Bibi, a Catholic mother of five, was permitted to leave Pakistan for Canada to join her family at a secret address. She had been… Read more »

Asia Bibi’s acquittal of blasphemy challenged in Pakistan Supreme Court

MANCHESTER, England | The acquittal of a Pakistani Catholic woman sentenced to hang for blasphemy is to be challenged in the country’s Supreme Court, according to her husband. Three judges of the court ordered Oct. 31 that the death sentence against Asia Bibi, a mother of five, was to be set aside and she was… Read more »

Australian priest: Asia Bibi decision sets legal precedent in Pakistan

SYDNEY | Asia Bibi has been released from death row and prison in Pakistan and is now under heavy protective guard in a secret location with her family, reported a longtime Catholic missionary involved with negotiations in Pakistan about her case. “She’s not incarcerated, not in jail. The decision of the Supreme Court of Pakistan… Read more »