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After the important decision, Bibi will finally be able to join his daughters who earlier escaped to Canada, where they were given shelter. Reuters file
Bibi's lawyer, Siful Maluk, who returned to Islamabad after fleeing the country in the face of death threats, called the decision to win over Pakistan's constitution and the rule of law. The Supreme Court panel of three judges "insisted on very strict evidence of blasphemy," and found nothing, he said.
Pakistan's chief judge Asif Said Khan Hosha, who heads the jury, has rejected the petition brought by radical religious leaders. Extremists have asked the court to cancel his acquittal and return it to jail for execution. He told the court that Bibi accusers were guilty of perjury, and if the case had not been so sensitive, they had to be sentenced to life imprisonment.
"The image of Islam that we show to the world gives me a lot of grief and sorrow
Bibi, who spent eight years in the prison of death and who was under guard in a secret place after his acquittal in October last year, was pleased with the news she had heard on TV
I am very grateful to all, now, after nine years, it is confirmed that I am free and will embrace my daughters, "said one friend Bibi. is anonymous, afraid of her own safety
The protests were ruled by the radical Tehran-e-Labbak Party, whose sole purpose is the protection of Islam and the Prophet Mohammed [1
But the prosecution itself is sometimes enough to get the vengeful crowds out, even if the courts justify the defendants. Provincial Governor, who protects Bibi, has been shot and killed, and the Minority Minister, who dared to question the law of blasphemy.
Bibi's trial began on a hot day in 2009 when she brought water to compatriots who refused to drink from the same container as a Christian. Two of his colleagues argue with Bibi and later accuse her of insulting the prophet of Islam.
Bibi has always insisted he is innocent