Wow! Magazine by Joshua Pundit
Asia Bibi is a Pakistani Christian and a mother of five. One day, she had the audacity to drink from the same water source as the Muslim fieldworkers, who claimed it made the water ‘unclean.’ They began harassing her and demanding she convert to Islam.
When she refused, They reported her to the village imam, Qari Muhammad Salaam. Over the mosque loudspeakers, he said she had committed blasphemy.
That was all it took for a rabid mob to drag her to a sharia court with a leather noose around her neck. The court demanded that she convert, and beat her with sticks and sandals when she again refused. After that, they handed her over to the authorities, who laid formal charges against her in a court. That court gave Asia Bibi a sentence of death by hanging after a 30-minute hearing.
She served eight years on death row in solitary confinement before her conviction was finally overturned by a Supreme Court appeal. That meant nothing. Hysterical vigilante mobs rioted and searched for her. If the court wouldn’t do it, they were ready to hang her[…]
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