Asia Bibi Leaving Pakistan ‘Very Soon’ According to Prime Minister


Asia Bibi, sometimes known as Asia Noreen, was convicted in 2010 of insulting the Prophet Muhammad during a row with neighbors the previous year. The mother-of-five was the first female non-Muslim charged under the country's blasphemy laws. The laws carry a potential death sentence for anyone who insults Islam.

by Jordan Hilger, Worthy News Correspondent

(Worthy News) - Pakistan’s Prime Minister has assured media that Asia Bibi, the Christian woman holed up in solitary confinement for ten years after being charged with blasphemy, "will be leaving in weeks," according to the BBC.

Bibi, who was convicted in 2010 after a dispute with Muslim co-workers that ended with claims she had slandered the prophet Muhammad, was acquitted by Pakistan’s highest court in October of last year, a decision which the court upheld in January while nevertheless continuing to shroud Bibi’s whereabouts in secrecy.

Despite being granted asylum in Canada, reports surfaced last month that Bibi “was very unwell,” and according to her friend, Aman Ullah, living in a sort of house arrest under military protection due to the protests by hardliners that erupted after her acquittal.

‘[The military] are in control of her. They are fearful about getting a negative press if she speaks out about her experiences,” said Ullah of the government’s apparent lack of resolve in following through with its decision to let Bibi go.

Article 295C of Pakistan’s constitution, otherwise known as the “blasphemy law” that forbids slander against the prophet Muhammad, is estimated to have led to the extrajudicial killings of over 60 people and the prosecution of 200 others besides Bibi.

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2 thoughts on “Asia Bibi Leaving Pakistan ‘Very Soon’ According to Prime Minister”

  1. "the Christian woman holed up in solitary confinement for ten years after being charged with blasphemy" was not a Christian, she's a Catholic.

    Now, maybe, she's come to Christ.

    I know I would have during a process of persecution so bad as what has been perpetrated on her. But it was not for being a Christian that it began. She was, and still seems to be, a Catholic.

    The two are not the same thing.

    Still, because she may be dying, because we are certain God wanted and still wants, her to end up with Him and His Christ, let us all pray for her.

    Just make sure you pray to the one and only Savior given to mankind. The one true Intercessor with God, the Father. Or you can just pray directly to the Father as Jesus taught us to do. Remember? "Our Father, who art in heaven..."

    Pray that she and her family are broken free of the evil S&M tactics of their Pope. Because it was another Pope who refused even their own Mother Teresa to retire. They like to see their saints suffer. She (and her family) need freedom from the Catholic Church. The path to Salvation is not suffering saints. It is via the shed blood of the now risen Messiah, the King of the Jews, his name is Y'shua, which means Salvation.

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