Italian Interior Minister and Deputy Prime Minister, Matteo Salvini, has offered Christian Pakistani Asia Bibi asylum in Italy after a conviction against claiming she insulted the Prophet Mohammad was crushed by Pakistan’s Supreme Court. The problem is, Pakistan won’t let her leave.
Westmonster The Italian Interior Minister and Deputy Prime Minister, Matteo Salvini, has since offered Bibi asylum in his country as she faces calls from thousands in Pakistan for her to be executed. She is now banned from leaving Pakistan in a bid to quell the anger over her acquittal, however, Salvini has pledged to help her.
Commenting on Bibi’s case he said: “I want women and children whose lives are at risk to be able to have a secure future, in our country or in other Western countries, so I will do everything humanly possible to guarantee that.
“It is not permissible that in 2018 someone can risk losing their life for a… hypothesis of blasphemy.”
Salvini also tweeted his support saying: “On the case of we are working discreetly and carefully, along with other Western countries. I will do everything humanly possible to secure a future for this girl.”
PAKISTAN: Now that the blasphemy charges against Christian woman Asia Bibi have been overturned and she is free, the government is blocking her from leaving the country after striking a deal with Islamic extremists who want her executed