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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 …
Amid the political turmoil and resignations over the EU divorce deal, one MP cited Britain’s “lack of leadership” and betrayal of British values in Asia’s case as an additional reason for his resignation.
ASIA BIBI HAS SAT IN A PRISON CELL in Pakistan for the past five years and often in solitary confinement – on death row over a glass of water.
The mother of two is waiting for the outcome of a very last appeal sent to the Supreme Court highlighting errors in her case.
(with Anne-Isabelle Tollet), Virago, 2012
Irene Howell writes: “This book is the true, heartbreaking story of a woman sentenced to death over a cup of water. Asia Bibi needs our prayers and our help. Please buy her book; the royalties …