Pakistan confirms it discussed Asia Bibis case with Canada

Pakistan confirms it discussed Asia Bibis case with Canada

The 51-year-old woman had been on the death row since November 2010 after she was convicted of committing blasphemy during an argument with two Muslim women at a village in the Sheikhupura district of Punjab. However, she rejected all blasphemy allegations and denied any wrongdoing.

She has spent the majority of the last eight years in solitary confinement.

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Dr Cocksworth, the C of E's lead bishop on global affairs, said on Monday: "In common with Christians around the world, the Church of England has been deeply distressed by the case of Asia Bibi".

Tehreek-e-Taliban have no parliamentary seats.Their powerbase is on the streets and killing Asia Bibi has been their cause. Violent protests from Islamist radicals have erupted across Pakistan, leading Prime Minister Imran Khan to cave in to the demands of terror-affiliated extremist religious protesters by refusing Bibi and her family the authority to leave the county, which is effectually a second death-sentence.

Her husband has asked Theresa May for asylum in Britain, and other countries have already offered sanctuary to Mrs Bibi and her family.

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Some rights activists said the government's efforts to shut down social-media postings have gone beyond allegedly fake images of Bibi, however, and are targeting social justice advocates as well. Several governments have offered to grant her family asylum. Those who are familiar with her circumstances say she is expected to stay at the location until the Supreme Court carries out the review.

Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was reported in the Daily Mail as saying "we can not allow the threat of violence to deter us from doing the right thing".

The confirmation about official contact by Canada about Bibi was made by Pakistan after Canadain Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said, "We are in discussions with the Pakistani government".

It comes amid mounting concern that Mrs Bibi, a Pakistani Christian facing.

In their letter they emphasise the importance of "the rule of law and the fundamental human rights to freedom of religion and expression".

"There is a need to check the unchecked social media and bring it within the ambit of law", he said, adding that fake news and fake notifications come up from fake accounts on social media on nearly daily basis and needed to be checked.

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