“She was released. I was told that she was in a plane, but nobody knows where it will land,” wrote the lawyer of Asia Bibi, Me ul-Mulook, in a message to AFP. The release order came on Wednesday to the prison of Multan (center), where she was held. According to an official of the civil aviation in Multan, a small plane has landed in the evening with “a few foreigners and some Pakistani” onboard, without more precision. According to three sources close to the security services Asia Bibi has been “placed in a safe place by the pakistani authorities”.
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The husband of Asia Bibi had claimed Saturday the asylum for his family in the United States, in Great Britain or in Canada, claiming that a too great danger if they remained in Pakistan. “I ask the president and Donald Trump to help us to leave. After that, I ask the first minister of the united kingdom, Theresa May, to do his best to help us,” said Ashiq Masih, in a video message. The husband of Asia Bibi has also applied for the”help” of the canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau.
on Wednesday, France said it was ready to host the christian, including the supreme Court of pakistan has annulled the death sentence for blasphemy against islam. The minister of foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian, said working to get its extraction and its actual release. Monday, Laurent Wauquiez, Anne Hidalgo had on their side called Emmanuel Macron’s “the host” with his family in France.
Agreement between the government and islamist parties
Asia Bibi was acquitted last week after having spent eight years in the death row, but she was up here, imprisoned and prohibited from leaving the country, under an agreement concluded between the government and islamist parties. The latter, who demanded his execution, had prompted the government of prime minister Imran Khan to sign an agreement with them after they blocked the main axes of the country for three days. The executive also undertook to initiate a procedure aimed to prevent Asia Bibi to leave the territory and not to block a request for revision of the judgment of acquittal.
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Asia Bibi, a farm girl christian at the age of fifty years and mother of five children, had been sentenced to death by hanging in 2009 for blasphemy after drinking in a public fountain, where, as a christian, it was theoretically prohibited. A dispute had broken out between Bibi and the village muslims. His case had moved the international community.