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Pak SC overturns Christian woman's death sentence

Oct 31, 2018 12:49 IST

In a landmark ruling, Pakistan's Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned the conviction of Asia Bibi, a Christian mother facing execution for blasphemy. The case had incited deadly violence in the country and reached as far as the Vatican. Asiya Bibi was convicted by the trial and high courts and awarded death sentence. Conviction attracted widespread outrage and became the most high profile case in the country

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