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EU envoy’s threat of trade sanctions played crucial role in Asia Bibi’s freedom

September 09, 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. Ján Figel, EU special envoy for religious freedom, helped secure her release, and she now lives in Canada.

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