Mr Sardar Shuja Alam (Ambassador of Pakistan) has said he believes that Pakistan’s government cannot immediately reform the country’s blasphemy laws.
On 19 June, the appeal of Zafar Bhatti against the life sentence for blasphemy was adjourned yet again.
Asia Bibi’s lawyer Saiful Malook has taken up the case of Pakistani Christian couple Shagufta Kausar and Shafqat Emmanuel, sentenced to death for blasphemy in April 2014.
Asia Bibi and her husband, Ashiq Masih have arrived in Canada after finally being allowed to leave Pakistan
Asia Bibi’s younger daughter Eisham has pleaded for her mother to be allowed to leave Pakistan.
Pakistani pastor Zafar Bhatti’s appeal hearing has been postponed again, to 21 March 2019.
Pastor Zafar Bhatti has had his appeal hearing against his blasphemy conviction postponed until 5 March 2019.
Pakistan’s Supreme Court, meeting under heavy security, has dismissed a petition to review its acquittal of Asia Bibi last October.
On Tuesday 29 January Pakistan’s Supreme Court will hear the review petition against its decision to acquit Asia Bibi.
On 13 December a Pakistani court sentenced Christian brothers Qaisar and Amoon Ayub to death for blasphemy after they were convicted of insulting the Prophet Mohammed in material posted on their website.