The Whole World is Asking: ‘’Where is Asia Bibi?’’

Sara Komaiszko, MA Media in Development Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman convicted for blasphemy, was acquitted last month by Pakistan’s Supreme Court. The joy over her regained freedom lasted less than 24 hours. Her release caused violent protests on the streets of Islamabad, Lahore and other Pakistani cities, by Muslim communities, with some even […]

Children of a Lesser God

Arooj Sultan, BA Economics and Politics Co-Editor in Chief at the SOAS Spirit Asia Bibi’s case, perhaps more so than any other of its kind, has become symbolic of Pakistan’s relationship to blasphemy. The case has a long and bloody history. Those who have dared to defend her were either silenced forever or forced to […]