Asia Bibi’s former neighbours have said they still want to see her executed.
Their comments come after the Pakistani Christian woman was acquitted of blasphemy charges In October, and her death sentence overturned.
Despite her acquittal, she is still not free and is being held at an undisclosed location in the country following protests over her release.
And her villagers are saying that someone who has committed should not be forgiven, and the Supreme Court should execute her.
Bibi’s original conviction came after she was alleged to
The Supreme Court has Freeman asked to conduct a review of Bibi’s case after radical Islamist party Tehreek-e-Labbaik (TLP) struck a deal with the government in order to end weeks of rioting.
“The influence of a given religion in a nation ought never to mean that citizens of another religion can be subject to discrimination in social life or, even worse, that violence against them can be tolerated.”...
- Pope Emeritus Benedict
“There is a very clear sense that people are nervous about the misuse of the blasphemy law, as a tool of politics or “…a mob thing […] ” he added, flanked by two Pakistani bishops. He earlier told reporters: “Equality under the law is important…”...
- Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury
“The law for punishing blasphemy against the Prophet (sws) that is invoked in Pakistan has no foundation in the Qur'ān or Hadith.”...
- Javed Ahmad Ghamidi, Renowned Quranic scholar & Islamic modernist theologist
“The problem is not so much the idea of a law against blasphemy, as about a law whose penalty is so severe and whose practice gives so much scope for allowing people to settle private scores.” ...
- Dr Rowan Williams, 104th Archbishop of Canterbury