Pakistan’s Supreme Court said it had reached a judgement Monday after hearing the final appeal of a Christian mother on death row for blasphemy, but that it will announce its ruling later in the notorious case, which has gone all the way to the Vatican.
Asia Bibi, the Christian mother of five in Pakistan who for seven years has been facing death by hanging for allegedly insulting Islam, could face her final Supreme Court hearing in June, her lawyer has said.
The future of Asia Bibi, a Christian mother of five who was sentenced to death in 2010 on accusations of blasphemy, appears to be uncertain after a senior judge who was to preside over her appeal suddenly resigned, says a Pakistani Christian group, highlighting the […]
Seven years ago, Pakistan put a Christian mother in prison and later sentenced her to death for defending her faith. Only one other Christian has been incarcerated longer than Asia Bibi under the country’s blasphemy law.