Asia Bibi

Flight to Freedom

Asia Bibi’s case horrifyingly illustrates the dangers of Pakistan’s blasphemy laws and the dire imperative to repeal them

Victory once more

On closer reflection, Tuesday’s verdict is a robust iteration of the acquittal order that was pronounced on 31 October last year.

Blasphemy and the Court

It is open to question how Imran Khan‘s government will countenance the threat posed. It is likely that the Army will broker some sort of a truce between the government and the Islamists. The army is apparently playing on the backfoot because the agitators have arraigned the Army Chief, General Qamar Bajwa, because of pro-Ahmedi leanings.