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Asia Bibi released

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Pakistan Supreme Court upholds acquittal

Asia Bibi is now free to leave Pakistan after the acquittal of Islamist blasphemy charges. Ms Bibi, a Christian, has spent eight years in prison convicted of a blasphemy crime which is punishable by death in the Islamic Republic.  

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest."
(Matthew 11:28)  

Photo by Ifrah Akhter on Unsplash

Christians worldwide have been praying for this decison. In one of the most public cases of Christian persecution in recent years, the  knowledge that a conviction of blasphemy against the prophet Muhammad would result in a death sentence for the young woman.

 So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
(Isaiah 41:10)

For more details read the following articles on Asia Bibi's aquittal:

Christian Today - https://www.christianitytoday.com/news/2019/january/asia-bibi-free-leave-pakistan-supreme-court-review-petition.html?utm_source=ctdirect-html&utm_medium=Newsletter&utm_term=15811798&utm_content=632576825&utm_campaign=email

ABC News - https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-01-30/asia-bibi-free-after-nine-years-ending-blasphemy-case/10760788

The Guardian - Asia Bibi family being hunted https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/nov/21/asia-bibi-family-being-hunted-house-to-house-in-pakistan



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