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‘There are 200 Asia Bibis in jail in Pakistan today,’ Punjab ex-governor says at religious freedom summit

July 18, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: Asia Bibi is the Pakistani Christian woman who was jailed from 2009 to 2018 on an unsupported charge of blasphemy against Islam; protests erupted across Pakistan after the nation’s high court voided her conviction. The US State Department’s 2nd Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom has brought together 1,000 foreign ministers, religious leaders, and other participants from 115 nations.

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