Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka are all in the same rickety boat when it comes to human rights.
Putting their differences aside, most of the Muslim world has come together to protest anti-Muslim bigotry in France.
The victim had been escorted into court by police in the northern city of Peshawar when a man opened fire with a pistol.
She has landed in Canada, her lawyer told media, more than six months after she was acquitted in a blasphemy case by Pakistan's top court.
Foreign ministry spokesman Mohammad Faisal says the Christian woman, who is currently at an undisclosed location for her own safety, is free to leave Pakistan and seek asylum abroad.
The country's new chief justice says the request to review her acquittal was rejected on merit. The Christian woman sentenced to death in 2010 in what swiftly became Pakistan's most infamous blasphemy case.
Asia Bibi was freed by the Supreme Court in October in a blasphemy case, a verdict the court is reviewing, after religious hardliners seeking her death rioted for days.
Police have arrested Khadim Hussain Rizvi accused of disrupting daily life with rallies across Pakistan following the acquittal of a Christian woman in a blasphemy case.
Street power is often used as a tool to pressure Pakistani governments to the extent that the state often loses the ability to protect its citizens.
"I have been told that she is on a plane but nobody knows where she will land," lawyer Saif-ul-Malook says, a week after a top court ordered Bibi's release overturning her conviction that sparked massive protests by hardliners.
The acquittal of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman accused of blasphemy, and three days of protests after have exposed long-running fault lines in Pakistani society. Here's a look at how it played out on Pakistani social media.
Asia Bibi, a Christian woman, was acquitted of blasphemy charges by the Supreme Court on Wednesday sparking violent protests by the country's conservative groups running on third straight day.
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