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Pakistan Acquitted Asia Bibi. Why Are They Holding Her?

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Islamists protest the Pakistani Supreme Court ruling that acquitted Asia Bibi (Photo: AAMIR QURESHI/AFP/Getty Images)
Islamists protest the Pakistani Supreme Court ruling that acquitted Asia Bibi (Photo: AAMIR QURESHI/AFP/Getty Images)

Falsely accused of blasphemy against Islam, Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman, has been sitting in prison for eight years. Many of those years she was on death row. Now, Pakistan’s Supreme Court has taken the unprecedented move of acquitting her. Yet, Pakistan is blocking her from leaving the country and may not have even released her from prison. Why? Find out what you can do to help persecuted Christians around the world.

 

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Meira Svirsky

Meira Svirsky is the editor of ClarionProject.org

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