11/06/2018

Urgent Action: Christian Woman Accused of Blasphemy at Risk (Pakistan: UA 192.18)


Aasia Noreen, known as Aasia Bibi, is a Christian farmworker who was convicted of blasphemy and sentenced to death in 2010. Despite being acquitted of all charges by the Supreme Court, the Pakistani government gave in to demands by a violent mob, stopping her from leaving the country and having the Supreme Court review its ruling.

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Aasia Noreen, known as Aasia Bibi, is a Christian farmworker who was convicted of blasphemy and sentenced to death in 2010. Despite being acquitted of all charges by the Supreme Court, the Pakistani government gave in to demands by a violent mob, stopping her from leaving the country and having the Supreme Court review its ruling.

1) TAKE ACTION
Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:

  • Uphold the Supreme Court’s acquittal of Aasia Bibi and facilitate her immediate release and her safe travel with her family to another country where she may wish to seek asylum;
  • Protect the senior judiciary and other officials against threats and violence from protesters;
  • Repeal the blasphemy laws as soon as possible, as well as other laws that discriminate against religious minorities and put their lives in danger.

Contact these two officials by 17 December 2018:

Federal Minister for Human Rights
Dr. Shireen Mazari
Ministry of Human Rights

State Life Building, No. 5, Blue Area
Jinnah Avenue, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92 51 9216620
E-mail: [email protected]
Twitter: @ShireenMazari1
Salutation: Honourable Minister

H.E. Ambassador Ali Jehangir Siddiqui
Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
3517 International Ct NW, Washington DC 20008

Phone: 202 243 6500 I Fax: 202 686 1534
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @PakEmbassyDC
Facebook: @PakistanEmbassyDC
Contact Form: https://bit.ly/2QiCMnI
Salutation: Dear Ambassador

2) LET US KNOW YOU TOOK ACTION
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