Chris­tian freed

The New Zealand Herald - - World -

A Chris­tian woman in Pak­istan ac­quit­ted after eight years on death row for blas­phemy has been freed from jail. Those fa­mil­iar with her where­abouts say she is still in Pak­istan. Aa­sia Bibi was with her fam­ily and un­der heavy se­cu­rity yes­ter­day after be­ing trans­ferred to Is­lam­abad un­der cover of dark­ness from her prison cell in south Pun­jab the night be­fore. A let­ter from Euro­pean Par­lia­ment Pres­i­dent An­to­nio Ta­jani in­vited the fam­ily to Europe. Her lo­ca­tion is se­cret be­cause re­li­gious rad­i­cals are de­mand­ing her death.

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