A Memoir: Sentenced to Death Over A Cup of Water

eBook - 2013
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Asia Bibi bravely tells her shocking and inspiring story from the prison cell where she resides today awaiting the result of her appeal against the death sentence she was given in 2009. On June 14 of that year, this Pakistani mother of five was picking fruit in the fields when at midday she went to the nearest well, picked up a cup, and took a drink of cool water. She then offered it to another woman and suddenly, one of her fellow workers cried out ""Blasphemy!"" The water belonged to Muslim women, she said, and Bibi, who is Christian, had.
Publisher: Chicago : Chicago Review Press, 2013
ISBN: 9781613748909
Branch Call Number: 297.5 Bi
Description: 1 online resource (162 pages)
Additional Contributors: Tollet, Anne-Isabelle
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