In North Korea, there are an average 250,000 North Koreans imprisoned in camps and an additional 50,000 imprisoned for their faith, yet nothing is being done to help these North Koreans imprisoned in camps.
As we reported yesterday, the Pakistani Supreme Court reserved its judgement on the final appeal against the execution of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman sentenced to death for breaching the country’s infamous blasphemy law. Unfortunately, there is a chance the judges feel threatened: according to Reuters, a hardline Pakistani Islamist group has warned of “terrible consequences” if Asia Bibi is granted leniency in the appeal heard on Monday.
The imprisoned Christian mother of five who has been sitting on death row for blasphemy in Pakistan for almost eight years will finally have her appeal heard by the Pakistan Supreme Court early next week. Dawn.com, Pakistan’s oldest and largest english language newspaper, reports that a supplementary cause list issued on Friday indicates that a three-judge panel headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar will hear the appeal of Asia Bibi (also known as Aasiya Noreen) on Monday.
In the latest crackdown against Christianity, China is asking medical professionals and teachers in Eastern part of Zhejiang province to sign a letter pledging to not hold any religious beliefs. In recent months Beijing has aimed to clamp down Christians, especially those of house churches to narrow their space for religious activities.