Asia Bibi still has not left Pak­istan

Sunday Independent (Ireland) - - Worldwide -

A week af­ter Pak­istan’s Supreme Court ac­quit­ted her of blas­phemy, a Chris­tian woman who had been on death row for eight years ac­cused of blas­phemy has still not been able to leave Pak­istan.

Asia Bibi was freed from de­ten­tion last Thurs­day, but her where­abouts are a closely guarded se­cret fol­low­ing de­mands by ex­trem­ists that she be hanged in pub­lic.

Bibi re­mains with her fam­ily un­der heavy se­cu­rity af­ter be­ing trans­ferred to the Pak­istani cap­i­tal from her de­ten­tion fa­cil­ity in south­ern Pun­jab.

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