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    Indonesia’s slide towards identity politics

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 13, 2019

    Indonesia’s much vaunted Pancasila system appears to be faltering. Recent years have seen a spate of blasphemy convictions, most notably that of Ahok, ex-governor of...

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    Pak SC rejects challenge against Asia Bibi acquittal

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 04:48pm on January 29, 2019

    Pakistan’s Supreme Court rejected Tuesday a challenge against its decision to acquit Asia Bibi, lifting the last legal hurdle in the years-long blasphemy case and...

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    Pakistan Supreme Court to review Asia Bibi’s blasphemy acquittal

    Reuters . Islamabad | Updated at 04:27pm on January 28, 2019

    Pakistan’s Supreme Court will on Tuesday begin a review of its own acquittal of a Christian woman charged with blasphemy, a verdict that sparked days...

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    Aasia Bibi: surrender is not an option

    Pervez Hoodbhoy | Updated at 12:00am on November 19, 2018

    AN INFLAMMATORY video filmed just after the Aasia Bibi verdict has received well over five million views. Therein you can watch the TLP leadership calling...

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    Asia Bibi leaves jail

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 01:11pm on November 08, 2018

    A Pakistani Christian woman who spent eight years on death row for blasphemy has been freed from jail after an acquittal that triggered Islamist protests,...

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    Imran under fire for deal with hardliners in blasphemy row

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 06:24pm on November 05, 2018

    Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan will return home to a deepening political crisis Monday, with pressure mounting over a deal struck with Islamists hardliners that...

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    Asia Bibi's lawyer leaves Pakistan citing threats to his life

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 02:37pm on November 03, 2018

    The Pakistani lawyer who saved a Christian woman convicted of blasphemy from the gallows left the country on Saturday, saying his life was under threat....

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    Pak Islamists protest for second day after Asia Bibi acquitted of blasphemy

    Reuters . Karachi | Updated at 04:04pm on November 01, 2018

    Islamist protesters blocked roads in Pakistan's major cities for a second day on Thursday, opposing a Supreme Court decision the previous day to acquit a...

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    Pak Islamists protest as Christian woman cleared of blasphemy

    Reuters . Islamabad | Updated at 11:20pm on October 31, 2018

    Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Wednesday freed a Christian woman from a death sentence for blasphemy against Islam and overturned her conviction, sparking angry protests and...

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    Unease as Imran Khan invokes blasphemy in Pakistan election

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:14am on July 24, 2018

    Pakistan’s politicians, including PM hopeful Imran Khan, are mainstreaming extremism by invoking hardline issues like blasphemy to get...