history of asia bibi case

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june 2009 in Pakistan a city with the name of shekhpura a woman with the name of Aasia the Christian woman used to speak with Muslim women while using naked or bad language for Hazrat Muhamad (saw).

The Aasia Bibi blasphemy case involves a Pakistani Christian woman who convicted to a blasphemy by a Pakistani court, receiving a sentence of death by hanging in 2010.

After committing abuse, a woman’s area attacked the house of the lady and the police came here to save her family from being killed.

After that, the local people took the case to the District Court of Sheikhupura in Pakistan, where witnesses were reported, that in the decision of the case this Christian woman was convicted of death in November 2010, Ishaq Christ, the woman’s husband, decided that he would challenge this decision in the High Court of Lahore.

asia bibi case

One month passed, Governor Punjab Salman Taseer decided that if the Lahore High Court keeps the decision sustain So he will appeal to President Asif Ali Zardari to apologize for the forgiveness of Christian woman for the use of presidential apology But The Lahore High Court on this appeal gave the same decision against the woman by judge Mohammad Iqbal and put the woman in the Kot Lakhpat jail.

asia bibi case

After that Salman Taseer Governor of Punjab used his influence to meet him in prisons and arrange a press conference with this woman and said that we do not obey such a black law We do not accept this through which minority in our country remain under danger, the media began to be debated in this matter and on December 4, 2011, Salman killed by his security guard mamtaz qadri  in Islamabad.

asia bibi case

In the context of this, the Federal Minister for Minorities Affairs Shahbaz Bhatti try to change the law in this regard but he was killed outside his house.

On 16 October 2014, the Asian Christian woman’s appeal was again rejected, on 20 November 2014 an appeal was again lodged with the President of Pakistan, his husband ishaq was again referred to the Supreme Court for his wife and on 22 July 2015, the Supreme Court of Pakistan suspended the decision until all pending appeals in this case were decided.

On March 26, 2016, again a bench of Supreme Court hear the appeal and  on October 13, 2016, a bench with three senior judges formed to hear this case but a senior member Justice Iqbal Hameed Rahman  refused to hear this case and with the  passion presented his resignation to Mr. Mamoon Hussain the president of Pakistan.

After that Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice, Saqib Nisar accepted the lady’s appeal on 26 April 2017, A three- member bench, headed by Chief Justice Saqib Nisar in 2018, heard the aasia appeal and decided to rescue her and said she was not found guilty.

After a three-year hiatus, a three-judge special bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, and comprising Justice Asif Saeed Khosa and Justice Mazhar Alam Miankhel, heard the appeal.

The hearing lasted nearly two hours and 40 minutes, during which both the prosecution and defense presented their points of view over the conviction.

Chief Justice Saqib Nisar, heading the three-member bench comprising on Justice Asif Saeed Khosa and Justice Mazhar Alam Khan Miankhel, announced the Lahore High Court verdict was set aside and directed authorities to release Aasia Bibi from prison.

The announcement of the decision prompted thousands of people to protest across the country.

history of asia bibi case

The Governor of Punjab Salman Taseer went to the mouth death for this woman, Mumtaz Qadri accepted the hanging. a federal minister went to death in the affair of saving this woman.

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