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Pakistan overturns non-Muslim woman’s blasphemy death sentence

Pakistan s Supreme Court Wednesday overturned the conviction of Asia Bibi, a non-Muslim mother facing execution for blasphemy, in a landmark case which has incited deadly violence. Blasphemy is an incendiary charge in deeply conservative Muslim Pakistan, where even unproven allegations of insulting Islam and its Prophet Mohammed can provoke death at the hands of vigilantes and the acquittal immediately sparked large protests from hardliners. Bibi appeared to be in state of disbelief after [ ]

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