Pakistani Accused Of Blasphemy Hopes To Move.


Pakistan's highest court in late January freed a woman who had spent eight years on death row after being accused of blasphemy, and she and her family hope to soon leave the country.

Asia Bibi and her husband plan to move to Canada, where the couple's two daughters are already living, Reuters reported. Bibi, 55, was convicted in 2010 of making derogatory remarks about Islam. A coworker on the farm where Bibi was employed asserted that she had made negative comments about Islam, including asking him, "What did your Prophet Mohammed ever do to save mankind?"

A court held that the evidence against her was false, and she was released. But Islamic extremists...

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