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Asia Bibi, the Pakistani Christian woman who spent years on death row after being accused of blasphemy, has safely arrived in Canada. Bibi, a mother of five, was convicted in 2010 and sentenced to hang after a neighbour accused her of insulting Muhammad during an argument in 2009. The disagreement came as Bibi and her neighbours were gathering fruit. The neighbours accused Bibi of using a cup and rendering it “unclean” according to their Islamic faith. After telling Bibi that she should convert to Islam, the women claim Bibi responded by making an offensive remark about Muhammad. According to reports,…

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The UK government have reportedly refused to offer asylum to a Pakistani Christian mother accused of blasphemy because the move would likely upset British Muslims. Asia Bibi spent eight years on death row in Pakistan after a group of Muslim women accused her of making insulting remarks about Mohammed in 2009. Bibi was recently released from prison after she was acquitted of the charge. Following the acquittal, thousands of Muslim men took to the streets of Karachi, Lahore, and Islamabad to protest the decision and call for Bibi’s immediate beheading. “The entire nation of Pakistan is riled up and against…

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There’s an eerie similarity between the protests against Asia Bibi and the protests against Brett Kavanaugh. The tension, and rhetoric, of anti-blasphemy protesters in Pakistan, are at the same fever pitch, as anti-Kavanaugh protests were during the senate hearings, surrounding Kavanaugh’s supreme court nomination (and subsequent confirmation) in the United States. Placards brandished about during the Ford-Kavanaugh debate which labeled Kavanaugh a rapist (without evidence or a judicial trial), have much of the same intensity as the placards brandished about by Islamist protestors in Pakistan. For evidence of this, see the long list of celebrity outrage expressed online against the…

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“The lawsuit alleges the Biden State Department is actively intervening in the news-media market to render disfavoured press outlets unprofitable.”

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“In 2009, six Christians were burned alive, 140 houses were destroyed, and hundreds of Christians have been displaced by mobs after an insult to Muhammad was perceived.”

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“Pressured into converting to Islam, on the premise her death sentence would become life in prison, Shagufta refused, declaring ‘I would rather be hanged than deny Jesus Christ.'”

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“The mandate is clearly not about readiness, it is about compliance, even if it violates a service member’s sincerely held faith.”

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“For a church that was so proud of how it treated women and sought to put them in leadership positions, to now all of a sudden not knowing what a woman is, is the height of woke insanity.”

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