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Ashiq Masih husband of Asia Bibi; "How can I tell my children their mother is not free? This will kill them!"

Shamim Masih with Ashiq Masih Lahore: By Shamim Masih A farm worker also a mother of 5, Asia Bibi has been kept away from her children for five years and four months. Her crime? Although an untouchable Christian, she dared to drink water from the same well as her colleagues. Later she was accused of committing blasphemy. Asia Bibi has been in jail since June 19th, 2009 - she was sentenced to death by the additional District and Sessions Judge Justice Muhammad Naveed Iqbal, despite a huge lack of evidence, in November, 2010. On 16th October, 2014, a special division bench of the Lahore High Court dismissed her sentence appeal,  condemning her to further time ...

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MOTHER OF 5 CONDEMNED TO EXECUTION…

DISGUSTED LONDON BAND SCREAM OUT FOR JUSTICE Yesterday, 16th October 2014, death row mother of 5 Asia Bibi heard her appeal for mercy rejected by Lahore High Court. Sentenced to death by hanging under Pakistan’s notorious Blasphemy laws, Asia returned to her squalid prison cell to await her fate. In disgust, London band ooberfuse today release FREE, a music video crying out for an end to the persecution of non-Muslim religious minorities in Pakistan and around the world. They join a British Pakistani Christian Association protest this Saturday from 11:00 - 13:00 at 10 Downing Street.   You can hear the radio play edit by clicking (here).  Cherrie...

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Asia Bibi Appeal hearing rejected

Article written by Shamim Masih and Wilson Chowdhry Pakistani Christians across the globe shed tears of disgust and horror as innocent Christian mother of five Asia Bibi, has had her blasphemy law appeal hearing rejected. Literally minutes ago a two member bench of Lahore High Court, led by Justice Anwar-ul-Haque decided to uphold her existing blasphemy sentence, meaning Asia will remain on a death/life sentence and will now have to appeal through the Supreme Court of Pakistan - which will be the last chance of justice through Pakistan's flawed legal system. Asia Bibi has been in jail since 2009 in a blasphemy case, then an additional district and session judge con...

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Judge gives ultimatum to both legal teams involved in Asia Bibi's Appeal trial

Please sign our petion for Asia Bibi (here) LAHORE: Today the appeal case of Asia Bibi was adjourned a fifth time  The new date fixed for the appeal to be heard is October 16th 2014. The Court via Judge Anwar Ul Haq has given a strict ultimatum to lawyers of both sides to submit their final arguments on this date.   Advocate Sardar Mushtaq Gill, Human Rights Defender and Chief of LEAD, who has recently pledged to do all he can to help free Asia Bibi, was present at the court along with his team and leading counsel of the appeal case S.K.Choudary. Mushtaq Gill said; "It is a great travesty that Asia Bibi's case has been adjourned ...

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Asia Bibi faced with ignominy of her fifth deferred Appeal hearing!

Pakistan: Asia Bibi the Christian mother of five who is facing a death penalty and his been incarcerated for five years, was devastated on discovering her Appeal Hearing has been cancelled today. Please sign our petition for Asia Bibi (Click here) This is now the fifth deferment of Asia Bibi's appeal against the false blasphemy charges that have ruined her life and devastated her family. Advocate Mushtaq Gill said; "We have concerns about those who are languishing in jails due to their faith including Asia Bibi and innocent Sawan Masih, but the mob of extremists who burnt Christian homes including Churches in Bedami Bagh, Lahore are walking free without punish...

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MEP Jean Lambert Speaks out against Blasphemy laws and Asia Bibi's incarceration.

MEP Jan Lambert and Wilson Chowdhry Chair of the BPCA MEP Jean Lambert, Chairperson for the European Parliament Delegations to South East Asia, Japan and India and BPCA Chairman Wilson Chowdhry met to discuss the blasphemy Law of Pakistan. During the meeting they also discussed the failed attempts by the court system of Pakistan to hold an appeal hearing for innocent Christian victim Asia Bibi. The BPCA organised the meeting for Saturday 3rd May after Asia's received a fourth appeal court date, which is fixed for 22nd May 2014. Jean Lambert expressed her great sorrow for the ongoing prejudice faced by minorities in Pakistan. She explained that the European Parlia...

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Asia Bibi Appeal trial date set for fourth time.

This morning we received a text from Advocate Mushtaq Gill based in Lahore. He has informed us that the appeal hearing for Asia Bibi has been set for a fourth time and will now be heard on 27th May 2014. Many of our regular readers will no doubt be skeptical of this date and concerned that once again the presiding judge will fail to attend the hearing. That is why we ask concerned humanitarians of all faith to sign our petition below. The petition calls for the Government to ensure that judges are made to feel safe enough to allow justice to prevail in this ongoing saga for innocent Asia. We seek a Presidential Pardon for Asia if the judiciary is not bold enou...

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Update on case of Asia Bibi

Asia bibi the innocent mother of 5 who has been handed a death sentence for proclaiming her faith. This morning our Pakistan delegate Juliet Chowdhry spoke with both Sohail Johnson of Release International and Ashiq Masih (husband of Asia Bibi). The two of them seemed in good mood and are grateful for the support that the international community of all faiths is showing to Asia and her family. A former Session Court Judge (who's name we will not publish) is taking up the case and is confident that he will be able to revert the decision. In the meanwhile the BPCA has been in dialogue with Amnesty International and their Afghanistan and Pakistan Officer is looking...

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Update on Asia Bibi - Blasphemy Law death sentence victim!

Asia Bibi comforts her children after the devastating court ruling. A Christian woman in Pakistan has been sentenced to death by hanging after she was convicted of allegedly insulting the Prophet Mohammed. Asia was also fined £728 - the equivalent of two-and-a half years' salary for an unskilled worker. Asia, who is from Ittanwali in Punjab province, laboured in the fields for a Muslim landlord. She was arrested after a heated discussion about religion with her fellow farm workers. Hers was one of only three Christian families in the village. Asia Bibi, who is 45 years of age and has five children, has denied blaspheming and informed investigators that she is...

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