Strait Talk

Asia Bibi's lawyer speaks out | Should the UK give her asylum?

There are growing calls for the UK to give asylum to Christian woman Asia Bibi, recently acquitted of blasphemy charges in Pakistan. But some have suggested that protecting her could become a liability. We speak to her lawyer. Guests: Saiful Malook Asia Bibi's defence lawyer Charles Shoebridge Security analyst Omar Waraich Amnesty International's deputy South Asia Director France's fuel protests Thousands of people across France have been protesting against a hike in fuel prices, caused by a new carbon tax. It’s part of the government’s efforts to move away from fossil fuels. But hundreds of demonstrators, known as the ‘yellow vests’, have been injured in clashes with the police. Is this the cost of clean air?

Why hasn't Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi been given asylum?

Why hasn't Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi been given asylum?

Imran Khan and his 'new Pakistan'

Imran Khan and his 'new Pakistan'

Is Imran Khan delivering for Pakistan?

Is Imran Khan delivering for Pakistan?

Clashes follow detention of hardline cleric in Pakistan

Clashes follow detention of hardline cleric in Pakistan

What Role Could the EU Play In a Multipolar Middle East?

What Role Could the EU Play In a Multipolar Middle East?

Turkish Foreign Minister Visits US to Discuss Ukraine, NATO, F-16s

Turkish Foreign Minister Visits US to Discuss Ukraine, NATO, F-16s

Russia’s Attack on Ukraine Weighs Heavily on Central Asian Countries

Russia’s Attack on Ukraine Weighs Heavily on Central Asian Countries

Türkiye Says It Opposes NATO Membership for Finland and Sweden

Türkiye Says It Opposes NATO Membership for Finland and Sweden

US Left $7 Billion Worth of Military Equipment in Afghanistan

US Left $7 Billion Worth of Military Equipment in Afghanistan

Michelin Adds Istanbul to Its Culinary Guide As Turkish Restaurant’s Eye Global Expansion

Michelin Adds Istanbul to Its Culinary Guide As Turkish Restaurant’s Eye Global Expansion

Türkiye-EU Look to Co-operate on Green Energy

Türkiye-EU Look to Co-operate on Green Energy

UN Raises Political Costs For Vetoing Security Council Resolutions

UN Raises Political Costs For Vetoing Security Council Resolutions

Türkiye Expects Tourism Boom in Its Southeast

Türkiye Expects Tourism Boom in Its Southeast

Russia Threatens to End Its Co-operation on the International Space Station

Russia Threatens to End Its Co-operation on the International Space Station

Türkiye’s Aging Population Steadily Increases

Türkiye’s Aging Population Steadily Increases

EU Makes Swift Changes to Its Refugee Policy Amid the Conflict in Ukraine

EU Makes Swift Changes to Its Refugee Policy Amid the Conflict in Ukraine

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