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Stranger in her home

Asia Bibi’s flight to Canada speaks of the climate of unfreedom she had to face in Pakistan. Sometimes, freedom can be a long plane ride that takes you away from a place that no longer feels like home. Pakistan’s Asia Bibi, the first woman to be sentenced to death under the country’s controversial blasphemy laws, […]

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U.K. urged to give asylum to Asia Bibi

Boris Johnson writes to government Calls on the U.K. government to offer asylum to Asia Bibi, the Pakistani Christian woman who was acquitted by Pakistan’s Supreme Court last month, have grown, as former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson wrote to the incumbent Sajid Javid, arguing Ms. Bibi had an “overwhelming claim for compassion” from the British […]

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Pakistan blasphemy case: Asia Bibi’s husband pleads for asylum

Ashiq Masih, in a brief video message, appeals to Donald Trump and Theresa May The husband of a Christian woman acquitted eight years after being sentenced to death for blasphemy, but not released after countrywide protests, appealed on Sunday to U.S. President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May to help the family leave […]