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Salman Taseer, governor of Pakistani Punjab Province, listens to Asia Bibi at a prison near Lahore in 2010 (PA)

Lawyer says blasphemy accusation against Ms Bibi was concocted by her enemies

Asia Bibi

Ashiq Masih writes open letter after appeal is rejected

Pakistani Christians shout slogans during a protest at the killing of a Christian couple accused of blasphemy (CNS)

Christians are not only in danger from Muslim mobs, but also their own government

Relatives of a Christian couple killed after being accused of blasphemy cry at their home in Kasur, Pakistan (CNS)

Shahzad Masih and his pregnant wife, Shama Bibi, were accused of blaspehmy

Activists in Islamabad hold a banner deploring the couple's murder (AP)

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Asia Bibi

Church to appeal Asia Bibi death penalty

Pakistani Christian sentenced to death on a blasphemy charge

A Pakistani Christian reads the Bible in the city of Peshawar (AP)

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Recordings of the voices of many former popes, including Benedict XVI, feature in the new archive  (AP)

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