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Blasphemy case: Pakistani Islamists push for woman’s execution

Radical Islamists in Pakistan are up in arms over the likely release of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman who has been on death row since 2010 on blasphemy charges, which she has repeatedly denied. The Supreme Court judges who heard her appeal against her death sentence have also been threatened with dire consequences. Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan […]