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Asia Bibi

Stripping Nobel Prize From Muslim Dr. Abdus Salam

Mike Ghouse | Posted 04.03.2012 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

Shame on them, they have not only lost political freedom, they have lost their minds as well. As a Muslim, I am disappointed that Pakistan has deprived the Muslim world of a Nobel Laureate.

The Halloween Horror: One Year Since Baghdad Cathedral Attack

Pierre Whalon | Posted 01.02.2012 | Religion
Pierre Whalon

One year ago, at least five men penetrated the light security in front of Baghdad's largest church and, over two hours, murdered 46 men, women and children, wounding 60 others.

'Muslim' Nations And The Problem Of Christian Persecution

Qasim Rashid | Posted 12.19.2011 | Religion
Qasim Rashid

Muslims were specifically admonished to respect and honor Egyptian Christians. Quite obviously, Egyptian Coptic Christian persecution stands in stark contrast to Prophet Muhammad's guidance.

China's Rising Military Power and What We Should Do About It

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ed Koch

Are we in a position to engage in a war with China? Not as long as we continue to be mired in the war in Afghanistan and have a substantial military presence in Iraq and rely on Pakistan.

Pakistan In Crisis, World Security Threatened

Noel Irwin Hentschel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Noel Irwin Hentschel

The U.S. government should support Pakistanis who are willing to risk their lives and their political capital to repeal dangerous blasphemy laws, lest Pakistan be taken over again by those who oppose freedom and basic rights.

Asia Bibi And Pakistan's Selective Persecution

Havovi Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Havovi Cooper

In 2009, Asia Bibi, a 45-year old Christian woman, was asked to fetch water while working as a farmhand. Now, she has been in prison for a year and faces a death sentence under the damning blasphemy laws of Pakistan.

Pakistan's Institutionalized Discrimination Against Religious Minorities

Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza

Pakistan must implement legislation to ensure freedom of religion for all. What the country currently lacks is not a legal framework but genuine political will.

Pakistan: The Shame and the Promise

Noel Irwin Hentschel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Noel Irwin Hentschel

The death sentence against Asia Bibi for blasphemy is not only directed against her and her family, but in a broader sense against all of Pakistan, a nation whose international reputation hangs by a thread.

Christian Woman Receives DEATH SENTENCE For Blasphemy

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Asia Bibi, a Christian woman and mother of five, has been sentenced to death for "blasphemy" in Pakistan, the first conviction of its kind for a woman...