Asia Bibi case a ‘watershed’ moment in Pakistan’s judicial history, new envoy says
By Samantha Wright AllenFeb. 27, 2019
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High Commissioner of Pakistan Raza Bashir Tarar arrived in Ottawa in mid-February after serving since August 2015 as head of mission in Kenya. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
When Pakistan’s top court acquitted a Christian woman who spent eight years in jail on blasphemy charges, it was a “watershed moment” in the country’s judicial history, says Raza Bashir Tarar, the new Pakistani high commissioner to Canada.
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