Asia Bibi spent nine years on death row in a Pakistani prison after being falsely accused of blasphemy – a capital crime in the South Asian Islamic country. In 2018, she was finally acquitted and released to the great displeasure of many in a conservative region of the Islamic country.
Sputnik News (h/t Marvin W) An unidentified Muslim has published a video in which he claims to have followed Asia Bibi, a Christian who barely escaped hanging in her homeland of Pakistan over blasphemy accusations, to Canada with the intent to murder her. The anonymous individual insists in the video that “blasphemer” Asia Bibi would receive an award in Canada and would repeat her sacrilegious statements on Islam.
“To stop this act and to give Asia a terrible death and to send her to hell I have also reached Canada last night”, he said.
The man didn’t show his face in the video and didn’t specify whether he was acting on behalf of a particular group. Canadian authorities haven’t commented on the threats against Asia Bibi, who lives at an undisclosed location since leaving Pakistan for fear of her life.
Asia Bibi, a Christian, was arrested in her homeland after a row with a colleague in 2009, which resulted in the latter accusing her of blasphemy against the Prophet Muhammad. The argument began after Bibi drank from a well that was supposed to be for Muslims only.
The news of an Islamic extremist possibly following Bibi to Canada appeared over a year after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced an open door policy on immigration, welcoming everyone who was forced out of their homelands for various reasons into the country. The decision spurred security concerns in the North American nation.
Muslim zealot claims to have flown to Canada for the express purpose of murdering Asia Bibi pic.twitter.com/EqcAPyXdnF
— Ex-Muslims of North America (@ExmuslimsOrg) May 15, 2019
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