Tuesday, 24 June 2014

LEAD's Petition In Lahore High Court to seek re-fixation of Asia Bibi's Appeal Hearing

LAHORE:Today,June,24,2014 LEAD has filed petition in Lahore High Court,Lahore for the re-fixation of earlier hearing of Asia Bibi's appeal case.The petition is fixed for tomorrow in the Court of Mr.Justice Muhammad Anwar Ul Haq for arguments.
Asia Bibi’s Appeal against Death conviction and Sentence Cancelled for Fifth Time without listed the case on May,27,2014.The last one time, it was postponed when the counsel for the complainant did not turn up.
Since from the accusation to death conviction,she is languishing in jail and she is awaiting her appeal decision which is pending in the Lahore High Court,Lahore.
"We have confidence in our Judiciary and we are hopeful for her release because she is innocent",told Advocate Sardar Mushtaq Gill,a Human Rights Defender and Chief of LEAD.

"As we have  pledged to do all we can to help free Asia Bibi,we at LEAD will do and our work will speak",he further added.
He said now the time come to step forward to pledge the full support of our team in working towards her freedom.We know that we are under threats and will more we have to face death threats instead of all these threats and intimidation our work of human rights will be continued for her and all other victims of human rights violation.

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