PAKISTAN – Asia Bibi’s Life in Extreme Danger Even If Released From Death Row: ‘They’d Feel Proud of Killing Her’

The Christian Post | Oct. 25, 2018

(PHOTO: ADREES LATIF/REUTERS)The daughters of Asia Bibi posed with an image of their mother outside their residence in Sheikhupura, located in Pakistan’s Punjab Province.

Christian mother-of-five Asia Bibi’s life is in imminent danger even if she is released from death row, a religious freedom advocate has warned.

Shaheryar Gill, senior litigation counsel of the American Center for Law and Justice, told Baptist Press that the only reason Pakistan’s Supreme Court hasn’t yet announced its decision on her fate is due to security concerns.

“Generally the Supreme Court announces decisions the same day. In politically high-profile cases, or in these type security cases, these are the only times when the court doesn’t announce,” Gill noted.

“And they don’t even take that long actually, but this time it seems like they’re taking a little bit longer,” he added.

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