Christian Woman in Pakistan – level 2

06-11-2018 07:00

Asia Bibi is a Christian woman from Pakistan. In 2009, she got into an argument with farm workers. As they did not want to drink from a container that she drank from because she is Christian.

A few days later, people said that she insulted Islam’s Prophet. Blasphemy is punished by death in Pakistan and the court sentenced her in 2010.

She spent eight years waiting to be killed, but the court freed her instead. This made some people angry and hundreds of them protested in the streets of Karachi.

Mrs Bibi’s plans now are to leave the country.

Difficult words: container (a thing which can hold water), insult (say something bad somebody/something), blasphemy (speaking badly about God).

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