Wednesday, 28 August 2013

Dhimmi Life: Pakistan

'Sentenced to death for being thirsty'
Christian woman was beaten and locked up in Pakistan after 'using Muslim women's cup to drink water'
  • Asia Bibi, 46, has spent the last four years languishing in a prison cell
  • She was condemned to hang following a conviction for blasphemy
  • 'I’m a prisoner because I used the same cup as Muslim women' she said
A Christian woman has spoken of how she was given a death sentence in Pakistan because she drank water from a well with a cup used by Muslim women.

Mother-of-five Asia Bibi, 46, has spent the last four years languishing in a prison cell after being condemned to hang following a conviction for blasphemy.

She denied the charge of defiling the name of the prophet Mohammed during an argument with Muslim co-workers but was convicted following a  trial.

With 97 per cent of Pakistan Muslim, hostility towards Christians is rife and the government refuses to release her because of angry protests by extremists.

Two government officials who have spoken out on her behalf have been murdered  - including Minister for Minorities Shahbaz Bhatti.
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