EU Legislators Urge Pakistan To Halt Execution Of Christian Woman

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- European legislators have visited Pakistan amid concerns that Christian Asia Bibi, a married mother of five, may become the first woman to be executed by the State on controversial charges of 'blasphemy against Islam.'

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Postpones Christian Woman’s Death Sentence Appeal

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLifebibi

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- After waiting seven years in jail, Pakistan's first Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy had her final Supreme Court appeal adjourned, as angry Muslims packed the court room to demand her execution.

Pakistan Christian ‘Blasphemy’ Prisoner Appeals For Prayers Ahead Of Appeal Trial


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

woman_pakistan_cell_phoneSAHIWAL, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A young Christian man who was sentenced to life imprisonment in Pakistan on charges of "blasphemy against Islam" has appealed for prayers, ahead of the first hearing in his appeal case against the ruling. Sajjad Masih Gill, 31, said he spent four years behind bars in Pakistan's Punjab province on what he views as false accusations.

NEWS ALERT: European Parliament Demands Withdrawal Pakistan Blasphemy Laws


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

asiabibiISLAMABAD/STRASBOURG (BosNewsLife)-- The European Parliament (EP) on Thursday, November 26, urged Pakistan to withdraw blasphemy laws after a Christian mother of five lost her appeal against the death penalty

NEWS ALERT: Pakistan Mother’s Death Sentence Sparks Outrage In Europe, Churches


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent

bibinowBRUSSELS/LAHORE (BosNewsLife)-- Two leading Christian legislators in the European Parliament (EP) have urged the European Union and Pope Francis to help free a Christian mother, whose death sentence for "blasphemy" was upheld by a Pakistani court.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Militants Kill ‘Blasphemy’ Lawyer’; Christians Fear Attacks


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

rehmanISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Christian rights activists feared for their lives Thursday, May 8, after officials confirmed that gunmen posing as clients shot dead a prominent human rights lawyer defending a professor accused of blasphemy against Islam.