Pakistani Christian woman set to die after drinking “Muslim” water

by Jon Green,  Americablog

On Thursday, a Pakistani court upheld the death sentence of Aasia Noreen, better known as Asia Bibi, a Christian woman convicted of violating the country’s anti-blasphemy law.

Her neighbors had accused her of making derogatory comments about Islam after they objected to drinking from a bucket of water that she (a non-Muslim) had touched.

Her case drew headlines in 2011 after two Pakistani politicians who supporter her, and spoke out against the anti-blasphemy law were assassinated. The judge who convicted one of the assassins for murder was also forced to flee the country.  Read the entire story.

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