Protesters demonstrate against the acquittal of Asia Bibi, a Christian accused of blasphemy, in Peshawar, Pakistan on Friday. Photo: EPA Protesters demonstrate against the acquittal of Asia Bibi, a Christian accused of blasphemy, in Peshawar, Pakistan on Friday. Photo: EPA
Protesters demonstrate against the acquittal of Asia Bibi, a Christian accused of blasphemy, in Peshawar, Pakistan on Friday. Photo: EPA

Lawyer who saved woman accused of blasphemy from execution leaves Pakistan in fear of his life

  • A court’s decision to free Asia Bibi has sparked protests across the country, with religious hardliners calling for the death of those who helped acquit the woman

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Protesters demonstrate against the acquittal of Asia Bibi, a Christian accused of blasphemy, in Peshawar, Pakistan on Friday. Photo: EPA Protesters demonstrate against the acquittal of Asia Bibi, a Christian accused of blasphemy, in Peshawar, Pakistan on Friday. Photo: EPA
Protesters demonstrate against the acquittal of Asia Bibi, a Christian accused of blasphemy, in Peshawar, Pakistan on Friday. Photo: EPA
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