The Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy in Pakistan says she is praying for her accusers and her country.
Asia Bibi has been in prison since the sentence was passed last November and is still awaiting the outcome of her appeal.
A team from the Centre for Legal Aid, Assistance and Settlement (CLAAS) visited Bibi on Christmas Eve over concern for her wellbeing after media reports said she had been tortured.
She told the team that she had been mistreated in October by a female prison guard who had been appointed to protect her. The guard had attempted to enter her prison cell by force but other prison guards intervened when they heard the commotion. The guard has since been suspended from her duties for misconduct. To read more, click here.
Wednesday, January 04, 2012
Asia Bibi in good spirits despite prison ordeal
Posted by Robin G. Jordan at 6:42 AM