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The family of Asia Bibi, a Christian mother acquitted of blasphemy in Pakistan Wednesday after nearly a decade on death row, is “living in straight terror” and seeking a Western country to grant expedited asylum in the face of violent protests calling for her death, the chairman of a charity …

Pakistan: Government Confirms Review of Travel Ban for Asia Bibi

Pakistan’s federal government confirmed on Tuesday it had begun the bureaucratic process to place Asia Bibi, a Christian mother recently acquitted of blasphemy, on a travel ban list, leaving her vulnerable to murder by violent Islamist mobs.

Supporters of the Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP), a hardline religious political party, chant slogans during a protest on the blocked Faizabad bridge following the Supreme Court decision to acquit Christian woman Asia Bibi, in Islamabad on November 1, 2018. - Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan hit out at religious hardliners and …

Pakistan Caves to Islamist Mob, Agrees to Prevent Asia Bibi from Leaving Country

The government of Pakistan promised the radical Islamist Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) party this weekend it would begin a legal process to prevent Asia Bibi, a Christian mother of four acquitted of blasphemy last week, from leaving the country, a move almost certainly ensuring her death at the hands of a violent mob.

Hundreds of thousands of soldiers have been deployed for security ahead of Pakistan's July 25 national election

Pakistan Prepares Elections Following Violent Campaign Season

Pakistan prepares to open polls for this year’s regional and legislative elections Wednesday, ending a campaign season fraught with incendiary language, terrorist attacks, and flooded with hundreds of candidates openly embracing Islamist groups.