Pakistan: Asia Bibi Finally Free
  • 09 May 2019

Asia Bibi is finally out of Pakistan. Officials have confirmed that Asia has been released. Her lawyer has told CNN she is now in Canada, where two of her daughters have already been granted asylum. The Christian woman was acquitted of blasphemy by the Pakistan Supreme Court last year, but has not been free to […]

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Asia Bibi Freed. Acquittal Upheld
  • 30 January 2019

Voice of the Martyrs, along with our partner Release International welcomes the decision by Pakistan Supreme Court to uphold acquittal of Asia Bibi. Calls for Pakistan to protect Asia and Christian minority, review cases of 200 other Christians behind bars and repeal blasphemy laws. ‘We are delighted that the Supreme Court has stood firm over its […]

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PAKISTAN: Asia Bibi Acquitted
  • 31 October 2018

A Christian woman who was sentenced to death in Pakistan for blasphemy has won her appeal and been acquitted in a landmark ruling. Asia Bibi was convicted in 2010 after being accused of insulting the Prophet Muhammad in a row with her neighbours. She always maintained her innocence, but has spent most of the past […]

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AFGHANISTAN: Kidnapped Finnish Woman Freed
  • 21 September 2017

A Finnish aid worker held hostage for nearly four months in Afghanistan was freed on 14 September. She had been kidnapped from an international guesthouse in Kabul, run by her employer, Operation Mercy, when it was attacked in May; her German female colleague and Afghan guard were killed. The unnamed woman was studying Dari, preparing for […]

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