Protests erupt across Pakistan after Asia Bibi’s acquittal in Blasphemy Case

Asia Bibi

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Following the decision of the Supreme Court of Pakistan which declared Asia Bibi acquitted for lack of evidence in Blasphemy Case, protests have erupted across the Country against the judgement (Protests in Pakistan after Asia Bibi’s acquittal).

In the Federal Capital, the activists of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) blocked Faizabad Interchange, Aabpara, Kashmir Highway, and Express Way near New Shakriyal. 

Besides, the protesters have also blocked following roads in other parts of the Country;

GT road Gujar Khan

Milad Chowk, Khanewal

General Bus Stand, Burewala

Kashmir Chowk, Khushab

Abdullah Chowk Shujabad

GT chowk, GT road, Dina

Bohr Chowk Sohawa, Jhelum

Data Darbar Lahore

Faisal Chowk Lahore

Chungi Amar Sidhu Lahore

Bhatti chowk Lahore

Ghazi road Lahore

Texali chowk

Shahdra chowk Lahore.

Bypass Road Chichawatni

Mallan Wala, G.T.Road Pattoki

New Bypass, Kasur

Malanwala, Kasur

ChangManga Road, Kot Radha Kishan

Protests in Pakistan after Asia Bibi’s acquittal

Private Schools to remain closed tomorrow

Meanwhile, All Pakistan Private Schools Association (APPSA) has decided to close all private schools on Thursday.

The decision to acquit Asia Bibi in Blasphemy Case filed in 2009 was announced by a three-member Supreme Court Bench headed by the Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar. Justice Asif Saeed Khosa and Justice Mazhar Alam Khan Miankhel were also included in the bench.

The bench overturned the judgment of the Lahore High Court (LHC), which it had announced in October 2014 sentencing Asia Bibi to death, in the Blasphemy Case.

“The prosecution has categorically failed to prove its case beyond reasonable doubt,” the Chief Justice said in the 56-page detailed judgement on Asia Bibi’s acquittal appeal.

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