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Pakistani court upholds death sentence for Christian woman accused of insulting Islam

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Asia Bibi was harvesting berries in Pakistan five years ago when she took the drink of water that could cost her her life.


A Christian in the Muslim-dominated and increasingly intolerant nation, the mother of five was quickly assailed by the other women working the field in a tiny village in the Punjab province. First they said they would not drink from the same water bucket as a Christian. Later, they told police Bibi had insulted the Muslim Prophet Mohammad. The crime, blasphemy, is punishable by death.


Bibi, who denies insulting Mohammad and maintains her co-workers falsely accused her, was convicted in 2010. Last week, despite an international outcry, a court in Lahore upheld the verdict and affirmed the sentence that Bibi be hanged. The 50-year-old has 30 days to appeal to the nation’s highest court.


“This is a grave injustice,” said David Griffiths, Amnesty International’s deputy Asia Pacific director. “Asia Bibi should never have been convicted in the first place – still less sentenced to death – and the fact that she could pay with her life for an argument is sickening.”


Griffiths said the blasphemy laws being used to prosecute Bibi violate international law. 


Christians make up less than 2 percent of Pakistan’s 180 million population, and they have been persecuted at an alarming rate in recent years as the Taliban and other Islamist groups have become more powerful. Qanta Ahmed, a British-born Pakistani human rights activist and author of “In the Land of Invisible Women,” said those accused of blasphemy are usually dealt with by mobs and not the justice system. 


“The vast majority of those being accused of blasphemy don’t even make it to execution,” Ahmed said. “They are usually lynched or murdered in custody.”


To date, hundreds of Christians have been accused of blasphemy, and at least 12 were given the death penalty for insulting the Prophet, according to Amnesty International. This is in addition to the systematic genocidal killing of Christians by the Pakistani Taliban, including 75 Christians killed in a suicide attack at a historic Pakistani church in Peshawar one year ago.


Bibi’s case has garnered international attention, including from Pope Benedict XVI, who publicly called for the charges against her to be dismissed, as well as U.S. lawmakers, such as Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and many international Christian and religious freedom advocacy groups. In Pakistan, two advocates for Bibi –Christian minorities minister Shahbaz Bhatti and politician Salmaan Taseerwere — were killed for speaking up for her. Bibi’s family has gone into hiding due to receiving death threats and believes she would be killed if she were to be released from prison.


“Unless there is outside intervention, this woman will lose her life,” Ahmed said. “The international community and the UN as well, empowers Pakistan. Any criticism of these practices is seen as Islamophobia.

“I don’t think it’s about the Christians or Christian beliefs,” Ahmed continued. “This is about the majority, the ferocious Islamists who are enormously intolerant and when you’re intolerant who do you target….Kill them all and let God sort them out?


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    • Ralph

      My personal understanding is that what is happening is that Satanic Ritual Blood Sacrifices are knowingly being made by the ‘fundamental followers’ of the false Satanic ‘moon-god Allah’ and his lying prophet Mohammed – led by ISIS / Hamas / Boko Haram / Al-Qaeda / Taliban / Al-Nusra / Al- Shabob / & others!

      Their preference is that the murders result in large quantities of blood being spilled!

      It must always be remembered that Satan hates “the LORD GOD”, and all mankind – and that he uses whomever he can to ‘snare’ with his “wiles”. (Eph 6:11-12 | 1 Peter 5:8 [KJV])

      I think that the whole world is becoming exponentially more rapidly becoming ‘as it was in the days of Noah and of Lot’ – righteous Judgment by “the LORD JEHOVAH” will come:
      “And as it was in the days of Noah, so shall it be also in the days of the Son of Man. They did eat, they drank, they married wives, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noah entered into the ark, and the flood came, and destroyed them all.

      Likewise also as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they build; But the same day that Lot went out of Sodom it rained fire and brimstone from heaven, and destroyed them all.” (Luke 17:26-29 [KJV])

    • plsnogod

      in the brief periods of quiet between shooting and stoning each other to death,
      the koran reminds the good muslim that they should kill any person that will not convert to islam.

      it is unequivacal.period.

      if,in the event that yellowstone doesn’t blow,nor nibiru shows up,or we don’t finally nuke the planet,
      islam will claim us all in the end.

      above all religions,it is the most dangerous,mysogenistic,barbaric and medieval.

      • plsnogod

        BTW usually in making a comment like this,the ‘moderaters/censors’ of BIN will swiftly remove it for fear of
        upsetting muslims.
        i hope they show some courage,and let free speech win for a change.

      • TombRaider

        I could not agree more!

      • Damien

        Who do you think you are kidding Pix you ethnic cleansing mass murdering Commie? Your Islamophobia is just your rabid anti-semitism. That is the putrid heart of false flag Islamophobia.
        By encouraging a semitic – anti-semitic agenda you are laying the prison foundations for Muricans etc own future existence as MERELY non-semites. And their punishment for this disensouled EVIL.

        It’s the old saying isn’t it Pix you psychotic Mengele – if first you would deprive the dumb Murican cattle of their bodies first deprive them of their souls. Then let the cultural marxism for the plebs do the rest.

        And as for your murderous disinformation about Islam demanding conversion then explain the dhimmi tax? How do you explain the co-existence of Islam and Hinduism? Or Islam and the Jews for the last 1400 years? The only rabid mass murdering cult fundie is you AND YOUR FALSE FLAG GROUP ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant – from the Nile to the Euphrates as it is written in your scripture commie).

        • Damien

          The phrase “Let there be no compulsion in religion: …”, from sura 2 (Al-Baqara), ayah 256,[100] has usually been interpreted in the Islamic legal and theological traditions to mean followers of other religions should not be forced to adopt Islam.[101]
          The phrase “Unto you your religion, and unto me my religion.”, from sura 109 (Al-Kafirun), ayah 6,[102] has been used as a “proof-text for pluralism and coexistence”.[101]
          In sura 2 (Al-Baqara) the verse 62[103] has served to justify the tolerated position accorded to the followers of Christianity, Judaism, and Sabianism under Muslim rule.


          Of course THAT would NOT apply to you Pix as, of course, YOU have NO religion just scienceTM| and absolute certainty in murder. Commie Princesses generally do.

    • Anonymous

      Go anywhere in the South or the US Bible belt, yell a few anti Jeeeeeesus slogans and see how far you get.
      Different team, exactly the same mindset.

      • Damien

        Bomb bomb bomb bomb eh progressive?

        Progressive America

        Lincoln – Civil War, Conscription

        Wilson – WWI, Conscription

        FDR – WWII, Conscription

        Truman – Korea, Conscription

        JFK – Vietnam, Conscription

        LBJ – Vietnam, Conscription

        Carter – Kicked out for getting nowhere with Iran

        Clinton – Fall of USSR. no one left to fight

      • plsnogod

        maybe not quite as deadly,but point taken.

        how do apparently sentient,walking,talking human beings get so deluded by this medieval nonsense?!

        i know it’s mostly indoctrination when they are young and impressionable,but there has to come a point when someone grews up and starts to have independent thought, sheds off imaginary friends and stands up for being a human being.

        in a way i can understand it in an uneducated third world country,but in modern america :!:

        it just seems very odd to me that a modern person would go down on their knees,worship,and sing to some invented medieval idol in the sky,moreover one for which there is absolutely no evidence for at all.

        if anyone has the temerity to point this out,the verbal insults and threats you get are perhaps indicative of the mindset of these people :idea:

        • Damien

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        • Alan

          starts to have independent thought, sheds off imaginary friends


        • Mayhem

          Really, plsnogod, you can say something like this without catching a whiff of your hypocrisy?…

          “in a way i can understand it in an uneducated third world country”

          … do you really mean to say that a lack of western education makes someone barbaric. Capable of unspeakable atrocities? Or, that this causes, a predisposition toward deity worship? Your bias is showing.

      • iamamerican

        You’ve opened your mouth and inserted your foot! Well bless your heart! I bet you don’t know what the means because you’re obviously not form the south and have never been south have you?
        Google it and find out!
        I’m form the south and don’t know ONE person who would behead you or put you to death for being anti Jesus you idiot!
        The civil war was over a long long time ago and by the way the north just barely won that war.
        People that live in the southern region of the US are the most friendly accommodating people I know but we’ve had it with you idiots and your snide comments and hateful attitudes!
        People like you are the reason the US is in the sorry state it is.

      • iamamerican

        Hey “anonymous” read my comment to you a couple of spaces below, you might get enlightened.

    • Banderman

      Christians need to reciprocate the gesture to those that are so intolerant.

      • TombRaider

        Years ago we used to have a saying; We give the enemy every opportunity to give their life for their country……………I believe it also applies here….

        • Choronzon, Lord of Dispersion

          We have given you a chance to change your ways, TomBraider, the KILLER for a white-skinned mangod!
          You are a disgusting, criminal human being that offers NOTHING of value to the world, ameriiiSCUM THAT YOU ARE!!!!

          Readers of BIN, Ignore the Viet Nam Massacre (Final Body Count…. Vietnamese men, women, and children.3.5 million DEAD, USA WAR CRIMINALS, 58,000 Dead……IT’S A MASSACRE!!!!) vet’s idiotic comment, straight from the diseased VIOLENT brain of TomBraider!!!!

          Just another pensioned WAR CRIMINAL residing in the united Fascist states of MILITARY TERROR he is soooooooooo “proud” of!

          And, I am supposed to “owe” this BABY-KILLER a “Special debt of gratitude”!
          :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

          Hey christo-KILLER COWARD, Braider, we’ll see your cowardly arses, right here, in the united Fascist states of MILITARY TERROR real soon!!!!!!

        • max jones

          My my, such vitriol. I agree with you about one thing…, wait…I don’t.
          The earth has always had “dominant” nations. These acted in the role of ‘law-givers/protectors’, In service to the people they had responsibility for. But then “activist’ political sods of the world threw off the bonds of the superior minds, and led each other down a road to terror and a make believe security. built upon the the altar of false religious doctrine and self-centered desire to “be somebody”. You condemn the west for its seemingly obtuse ways of dealing with insurrection and violence, while at the same time availing yourself of the fruits of OUR labor and ingenuity….Hypocrisy at its finest.
          My prediction is that people like you will live your lives slithering on your bellies, eating dust till your time is up. :cool:

        • TombRaider

          Hey Pushie!

          I see once again you’ve changed your name but right away I recognized the stench! So what number is your new screen name; 7 perhaps 8.

          “Death to America” with the Obama avatar…..You’re a joke and has-been. Crawl back under your rock and continue your decay…

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