Voters in Ireland will take part in a referendum next Friday (26 October) to decide whether to abolish the country’s blasphemy laws.
19 October 2018
Résumé des nouvelles hebdomadaires de l’Agence d’information de la Communion anglicane, le vendredi 12 octobre 2018
12 October 2018
Resumen semanal de noticias del Servicio de Noticias de la Comunión Anglicana a viernes 12 de octubre de 2018
12 October 2018
Pakistan’s Supreme Court has heard the final appeal of a Christian mother-of-five who was sentenced to death for “blasphemy”.
08 October 2018
Asia Bibi, the Christian woman on death row in Pakistan after being convicted of blasphemy in a row over drinking water, will have to wait for her Supreme Court appeal after a hearing due to take place today was adjourned.
13 October 2016
Campaigners for a young Christian Pakistani woman on death row for breaking the blasphemy law have urged ACC members to step up their efforts to get her released.
15 September 2016
Asia Bibi, a Christian women sentenced to death after drinking water meant for her Muslim colleagues, will have her appeal heard by Pakistan’s Supreme Court in October.
24 August 2016
The Primate of Australia, Archbishop Philip Freier, has increased the pressure on Pakistan over their continued detention of Asia Bibi under the country’s much criticised blasphemy laws, by writing to Pakistan’s High Commissioner to Australia, Naela Chohan, and Australia’s Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop, about the case.
16 May 2016
The Anglican Consultative Council has called for the case of Asia Bibi, the Pakistani Roman Catholic woman who was convicted of blasphemy, to be re-investigated and for her to be “honourably acquitted.” Asia Bibi has been on death row since November 2010 after a row which stemmed from her drinking water from a cup used by her Islamic co-workers.
22 April 2016
The world's Anglican bishops Friday (August 7) condemned Pakistan's blasphemy law and called for release of "all prisoners unjustly accused" under it.
08 August 1998