• Tuesday, May 17, 2022

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Justin Trudeau in talks to bring freed Asia Bibi to Canada

Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

By: Sarwar Alam

Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau said Monday that his government was holding talks with Pakistan over potentially offering asylum to Asia Bibi, a Christian woman recently freed from prison after her blasphemy conviction was overturned. “We are in discussions with the Pakistani government,” Trudeau said in an interview with AFP in Paris, where he was attending a peace conference organised by French President Emmanuel Macron. “There is a delicate domestic context that we respect which is why I don’t want to say any more about that, but I will remind people Canada is a welcoming country,” he said. Bibi has been blocked…

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