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BC-AS--Pakistan-Blasphem, 0137

Contributed by NAMPA / Associated Press.

Islamists rally in Pakistan for death sentence for Christian<
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ISLAMABAD (AP) - Hundreds of supporters from an extremist Islamist party have rallied in the eastern Pakistan city of Lahore to pressure judges to uphold a death sentence for a Christian woman convicted of blasphemy.
Asia Bibi has been on death row since 2010 after she was convicted of insulting Islam's Prophet Muhammad.
Chanting "Hang infidel Asia," activists from the Tehreek-e-Labbaik party also rallied ...

 

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