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Asia Bibi, pictured in 2010 (CNS)

Soran Masih had previously been denied access to his daughter who was convicted of blasphemy in Pakistan in 2012

The daughters of Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi hold a photo of their mother (CNS)

Pakistan’s blasphemy laws claim jurisdiction over those who are not Muslim, which is simply outrageous

Protesters demand the release of Asia Bibi in Lahore in 2010 (CNS)

Ms Bibi was sentenced to death in 2010 after a row over drinking water

The daughters of Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi hold a photo of their mother (CNS)

Ms Bibi, a Pakistani Christian, was sentenced to death for blasphemy in 2009

Ireland's Prime Minister Enda Kenny (PA)

The offence of blasphemy was first introduced in Ireland in 1937

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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