is indeed a grievous sin and a crime, the laws against it in Pakistan are such that they can be misused for private purposes, which have nothing to do with blasphemy
The Supreme Court acquitted Aasia Bibi a Christian woman and farm labourer of blasphemy
charges in October 2018 after a lower court sentenced her to death in 2010.
The whole saga of Asia Bibi case is not only a case study of how the country is not safe for religious minorities but also that a person belonging to other religions can undergo unimaginable sufferings if s/he is charged for blasphemy
. In Pakistan, people often the times invoke charges of blasphemy
against the people of minority religions in small feuds and disputes.
Asia " Ms Bibi was convicted of blasphemy
in 2009 after a dispute with a fellow farm worker.
In some parts of the Muslim world, allegations of blasphemy
are on the upswing.
Over the years, the blasphemy
law has been grossly misused against Muslims and non-Muslims alike.
PAKISTAN'S top court has acquitted a Christian woman who was sentenced to death in 2010 on blasphemy
charges, a landmark ruling that could ignite mass protests by hardline Islamists.
Two Muslim women refused to drink from a container used by a Christian, and, a few days later, a mob accused her of blasphemy
ISLAMABAD -- The Supreme Court on Wednesday noted that since 1990, as many as 62 people had been killed on mere allegations of blasphemy
even before they could be tried under the law.
A Christian woman kept on death row in Pakistan for nearly a decade has been freed after her conviction for blasphemy
was overturned by the country's highest court.
Pakistan's Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned the conviction of a Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy
against Islam's prophet, ordering her to be freed if she was not accused of any other crime.
Pakistan's Supreme Court on Wednesday freed a Christian woman from a death sentence for blasphemy
against Islam and overturned her conviction, sparking angry protests and death threats from an ultra-religious party and cheers from human rights advocates.
Summary: Asia Bibi was the second Christian sentenced to death under Pakistan's blasphemy
laws after Ayub Masih, who was released in 2002
A Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy
has had her conviction overturned by a Pakistani court.