World  /  Published 06.11.20

Pak bank manager shot dead by guard

A senior manager of the state-run National Bank of Pakistan was killed by the bank’s security guard over the allegation of “blasphemy” in Punjab province, police said on Thursday. M...
By PTI in Lahore

World  /  Published 30.07.20

Blasphemy accused shot dead in Pak courtroom

An elderly man from the minority Ahmadi community, facing trial for blasphemy, was shot dead on Wednesday in front of the judge in a local court situated in a high-security zone in Peshawar, the polic...
By PTI in Peshawar

World  /  Published 05.11.18

Asia lawyer ‘forced to flee’ to Netherlands

The Pakistani lawyer who helped free a Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy said on Monday he had been forced to flee to the Netherlands for his life, and has no idea where his client is.L...
By Reuters in The Hague

World  /  Published 08.11.18

Asia Bibi ‘freed’ from prison

Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi has been freed from prison a week after the Supreme Court overturned her conviction and death sentence for blasphemy against Islam, and she is at a secure location ...
By Reuters, PTI in Islamabad

World  /  Published 01.11.18

Protests mount, Asia Bibi to leave Pakistan

A Christian woman acquitted in Pakistan after eight years on death row for blasphemy plans to leave the country as radical Islamists mount rallies against her.Asia Bibi’s brother says she will leave...
By AP in Islamabad

World  /  Published 08.05.19

Asia Bibi leaves Pakistan, arrives in Canada

Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman who was freed from death row by the Pakistan Supreme Court in a blasphemy case last year, has left the country and reached Canada to reunite with her family, acc...
By The Telegraph in Islamabad

World  /  Published 21.12.19

Scholar gets death on blasphemy charges

A Pakistani anti-terrorism court on Saturday sentenced a liberal scholar and former university lecturer to death on blasphemy charges. In 2013, Junaid Hafeez was accused by students at the university ...
By PTI in Islamabad

Opinion  /  Published 07.11.18

Pakistan's dangerous compromise

I can’t believe what I am hearing, will I go out now? Will they let me out, really?” These were the words spoken by Asia Bibi when AFP called her in prison after a landmark verdict on October 31, ...
By Mehmal Sarfraz in

World  /  Published 08.11.18

Freedom for Asia, but she can't walk free

A Christian woman acquitted after eight years on death row for blasphemy was released but her whereabouts in Islamabad on Thursday remained a closely guarded secret in the wake of demands by radical I...
By AP in Islamabad

World  /  Published 06.11.18

UN denies forcing Asia lawyer to flee

The UN on Tuesday denied that it had forced the Pakistani lawyer of a Christian woman convicted of blasphemy to leave the country. Saif-ul-Malook fled to the Netherlands from Pakistan after violence ...
By AFP in United Nations


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