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During Israel’s turbulent birth period in spring 1948, one particular atrocity which the British failed to prevent was the Hadassah Convoy Massacre. Two ambulances were blown up and 79 people killed. These included doctors, nurses, students, patients, Hebrew University faculty members, Hagenah fighters and a British soldier.
Roman Catholic Asia Bibi, a farm labourer from Punjab, was harvesting berries with other women in June 2009 when she picked up a cup to drink some water.
Some of her Muslim co-workers accused her of polluting the cup, simply …
Reports of Asia Bibi suffering attempted poisoning, then early signs of dementia, have circulated for the past few years. The British Pakistani Christian Association’s lead officer in Pakistan, Mehwish Bhatti, visited Multan Jail in April 2017 but was refused access …
Citizen Go had a petition for Asia Bibi to be released from Pakistan: https://www.citizengo.org/en-ca/pr/166602-lets-get-asia-bibi-out-pakistan
The BPCA had a petition calling on Theresa May to arrange safe passage for Asia and her family: https://www.ipetitions.com/petition/give-the-whole-of-asia-bibis-family-asylum-in-the
Asia Bibi suffered beatings, wrongful imprisonment and the threat of hanging – yet where was her support among the ‘sisters’ of the feminist movement? Or the UN?
The UN passes resolutions in support of many victims, yet has not condemned …