Protests after top Pakistan court commutes Asia Bibi’s death sentence

Protests after top Pakistan court commutes Asia Bibi’s death sentence

epa07153420 Supporters of Islamic political party Jamat-e-Islami hold placards bearing the name of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad during a protest against the release of Asia Bibi, a Christian accused of blasphemy, whose death sentence was annulled by the Supreme court, in Karachi, Pakistan, 09 November 2018. Pakistan foreign office said on 08 November that Asia Bibi can leave the country only if the Supreme Court rejects an appeal challenging her acquittal in a blasphemy case. Radical Islamist has been protesting in a number of Pakistan cities against the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the death sentence of Christian woman Asia Bibi, who had been convicted in 2010 of blasphemy. EPA/SHAHZAIB AKBER

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