After Years on Death Row, Pakistani Catholic Woman Arrives Safely in Canada

After a decade-long fight for her life, Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Catholic wife and mother who was falsely accused of blaspheming the Prophet Mohammed and sat on death row in prison for nearly ten years before being acquitted, has now safely relocated to Canada.

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Pakistanis Release Christian Woman on Death Row

Asia Bibi, the Pakistani woman imprisoned for nearly a decade after being accused of blaspheming the prophet Muhammad, and whose case became an international flashpoint for religious freedom in the Middle East, has been acquitted of all charges and released from jail.

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Pakistani President Frees Falsey Accused Christian Woman

By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Staff Journalist

Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari pardoned and released a Christian woman who was sentenced to death after being falsely accused of blaspheming the prophet Mohammed, putting an end to a case that drew international condemnation of the nation’s draconian blasphemy law.

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