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Blasphemy

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  • November 16th, 2018
    Asia Bibi was acquitted of blasphemy in Pakistan prompting massive demonstrations across the country. She is currently hiding for fear of her life. Her lawyer has had to flee the country. It is hard to imagine a more deserving case for asylum. Yet the government has refused to make this offer amidst security concerns. It is now apparent that British policy is being dictated by Islamist threats. Tim Dieppe investigates why Asia Bibi has not been offered asylum by the British government.
  • February 19th, 2016
    The Bishop of Manchester refused to block the staging of a play last Sunday depicting Jesus as a transgender 'woman'.
  • October 22nd, 2014
    Asia Bibi, the Christian woman whose death sentence for blasphemy was upheld by a court in Pakistan last week, will appeal to the Supreme Court, her lawyer has said.
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