Persecuted Christian Mother Asia Bibi Still Trapped in Pakistan

Persecuted Christian woman Asia Bibi remains trapped in Pakistan as the British government continues talks with the country’s government in an attempt to secure her release.

Bibi, a 55-year-old Christian woman who spent nearly a decade on death row in Pakistan on blasphemy charges before her acquittal last year, remains in hiding over fears that she will be murdered by the country’s hardline Islamic population. She is residing in a safe house in the port city of Karachi.

Addressing the House of Commons on Wednesday, British Foreign Secretary said that “making sure that she is safe and has somewhere safe to go is a top priority for this government.” More>>

Report: Unable to Reach Asia Bibi, Pakistan’s Islamists Attacking Random Christians

Islamists reportedly attacked travelers in Pakistan who identified themselves as Christians in the wake of the decision by the Supreme Court to rescind the 2010 death sentence against Asia Bibi for alleged blasphemy, CNN reported on Sunday. More>>