A teacher has been suspended for reportedly showing pupils a caricature of the Prophet Mohammed deemed offensive.
Asia Bibi has left Pakistan for Canada after spending eight years on death row for a blasphemy conviction. Her 2010 death sentence was overturned by the Supreme Court in October 2018, sparking nationwide protest and death threats. Bibi, a Roman Catholic, was accused by Muslim villagers in Ittanwala of blasphemy following an altercation with a fellow farm worker. The Supreme Court said there was no evidence to support the accusations.
Pakistan’s Supreme Court quashed blasphemy charges against Asia Bibi, who had been charged in 2010 and sentenced to death. The ruling has sparked protests by hardline Islamists across the country.