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Pakistan Court Upholds Death Sentence for Blasphemy

A Pakistani court has upheld the death penalty of a Christian woman whose 2010 conviction for blasphemy led to the assassination of two politicians who supported her. Asia Bibi, a mother of four, has been in prison since being convicted of making derogatory remarks about Islam's prophet, Muhammad, during an argument with a Muslim woman. Bibi's lawyer said he will appeal Thursday's verdict to Pakistan's Supreme Court. Amnesty International's deputy Asia Pacific...

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