Shayn Roby’s Take: Christians around the globe are being persecuted by Muslims, even as the United States government gives military support to Al Qaeda operatives who are fighting against the Assad Regime in Syria, and killing Christians with regularity. Meanwhile Asia Bibi, a Christian lady and mother of five, is being held in jail and charged with “blasphemy against Islam” by the Pakistani government. She was sentenced to death in 2010. An appeal has been postponed after her accuser failed to appear in court, according to Fides News Service. As usual, the Obama Administration remains silent as Christians throughout the globe are being persecuted slaughtered at the hands of Islamic terrorists.
The trial already been postponed twice, but Naeem Shakir, the Christian woman’s lawyer, in statements to the Fides Agency, was hopeful that the scheduled session would take place. According to the news agency, quoting the her attorney, Asia Bibi in the women’s prison of Multan “is in good health and safe conditions”. The lawyer added that “she prays and hopes”.
The reprobation of Asia has rallied people and institutions around the world. On March 19, the European Parliament Working Group on Freedom of Religion or Belief asked, “to all those who are involved in the case, to give a proof of courage and not give in to any pressure or external threat”. They asked the Pakistani Government to “protect the independence and proper…
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