It was lately reported that Asia Bibi is facing serious health issues and has been kept in solitary confinement. She is so weak that she can hardly walk and is suffering from intestinal bleeding. Asia has also been coughing up blood in the past few days.
Dr. Nazir Bhatti, Chairman Pakistan Christian Congress issued a statement from the central secretariat of PCC urging the Pakistan government to release Asia Bibi and all other who have been accused under the blasphemy law.
He also demanded the formation of a Joint Investigation Team. Dr. Bhatti said the team should be , “comprising of Inter-Services Intelligence ISI, Military Intelligence MI, Intelligence Bureau of Pakistan IB, Director General Federal Investigation Agency FIA, Secretary Law Division, government of Pakistan, Secretary Interior Division of government of Pakistan, members of Civil Society of Pakistan, representatives of families of victims of blasphemy law under chairmanship of retired or acting justice of Supreme Court of Pakistan to re-investigate all First Information Reports FIR lodged in police stations of Pakistan on blasphemy laws to bring facts on ground and to punish complainant in such case if proved that reports were lodged on hate, business rivalries and petty disputes if Pakistan wish to present its image as enlightened democrat state among International community.”
Immediate release of Asia Bibi considering her failing health and reinvestigation of her case under the joint investigation team has been demanded by Dr. Nazir Bhatti.