Supporters of the Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan Islamist political party chant slogans in Islamabad on Thursday to protest the acquittal of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy. Photo: Reuters

Pakistani Islamists block roads as protests intensify after Asia Bibi escapes death penalty for blasphemy

  • Demonstrators protesting Supreme Court’s decision to free Bibi, a mother of four who had been on death row since 2010
  • Bibi was accused of making derogatory remarks about Islam after neighbours objected to her drinking water from their glass because she was not Muslim
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Supporters of the Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan Islamist political party chant slogans in Islamabad on Thursday to protest the acquittal of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy. Photo: Reuters
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