Asia Bibi in Pakistan, Ahok in Indonesia. Intolerant Islam Is Catching – Settimo Cielo –

In Pakistan too there is an analogous emblematic case, that of the Christian Asia Bibi, an ordinary wife and mother who in 2010 was sentenced to death for blasphemy and has been held in solitary confinement since then while awaiting the results of a final appeal to the supreme court, which however has repeatedly delayed its ruling under pressure from the most radical Islamic organizations, which threaten with death anyone who would dare to defend or exonerate the woman, as has already happened to two of her courageous defenders and martyrs, the Christian Shahbaz Bhatti, minister of minorities, and the Muslim Salmaan Taseer, governor of Punjab.

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Source: Asia Bibi in Pakistan, Ahok in Indonesia. Intolerant Islam Is Catching – Settimo Cielo – Blog – L’Espresso

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