Supporters of religious party Jamiat Ittehad Ulma shout slogans during a protest after Pakistan’s Supreme Court acquitted Asia Bibi, a Christian accused of blasphemy, and annulled her death sentence for allegedly insulting the Prophet Muhammad in 2009, in Karachi, Pakistan. Photograph: Rehan Khan/EPA

The Pakistani lawyer who helped a Christian woman overturn her death sentence for blasphemy said on Saturday he had left the country in fear of his li(...)

Supporters of the Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan Islamist political party chant slogans after the supreme court overturned the conviction of a Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy. Photograph: Faisal Mahmood/Reuters

Protests by radical Islamists have apparently delayed the release of a Christian woman in Pakistan who was acquitted eight years after being sentenced(...)

Students of Islami Jamiat Talaba (IJT), a wing of religious political party Pakistan Jamaat-e-Islami (JI), protest  following the supreme court decision to acquit Christian woman Asia Bibi of blasphemy, in Karachi on Thursday. Photograph:  Asif Hassan/AFP/Getty Images

Thousands of Islamist protesters have brought parts of Pakistan to a standstill, burning rickshaws, cars and lorries to protest against the acquittal (...)