Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi freed from jail: Lawyer
Islamabad, Nov 7 (AFP) Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi who spent eight years on death row for blasphemy has been freed from jail, her lawyer said.
"I have been told that she is on a plane but nobody knows where she will land," lawyer Saif-ul-Malook said in a message sent to AFP.
Pakistan's highest court ordered Bibi's release last week after overturning her conviction, triggering protests by hardline Islamists in a case that underscored divisions between traditionalists and modernisers in the devoutly Muslim nation. (AFP) NSD
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