Protests de­lay woman’s re­lease

Western Daily Press (Saturday) - - News -

PROTESTS by rad­i­cal Is­lamists have ap­par­ently de­layed the re­lease of a Chris­tian woman in Pak­istan who was ac­quit­ted eight years af­ter be­ing sen­tenced to death for blas­phemy. Since the rul­ing on Wed­nes­day, rad­i­cal Is­lamists have blocked ma­jor roads and dam­aged or set fire to dozens of ve­hi­cles to pres­sure the gov­ern­ment to stop Ms Bibi’s re­lease.

Sup­port­ers of Pak­istani rad­i­cal groups burn a poster of Pak­istani Prime Min­is­ter Im­ran Khan

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