World #2: Pakistan death sentence for innocent Christian woman

Tuesday's World Events - November 6, 2018


1. For PAKISTAN, give the following information:

  1. capital
  2. location/the countries that share its borders
  3. the religious breakdown of the population
  4. the type of government
  5. the chief of state (and head of government if different) If monarch or dictator, since what date has he/she ruled? – include name of heir apparent for monarch
  6. the population

Find the answers at the CIA World FactBook website. For each country, answers can be found under the “Geography” “People” and “Government” headings.

NOTE: Before answering the questions below, read the info under “Background” and watch the videos under “Resources.”

a) list the who, what, where and when of the news item
b) What did enraged Islamist protesters do following the Supreme Court’s acquittal of a Pakistani Christian woman who had been imprisoned in solitary confinement FOR 8 YEARS after falsely being accused of blasphemy?
c) How did the Pakistani government react to the Islamists demands?
d) Read the “Background” below. What is your reaction to Asia Bibi’s situation?

Pray for Asia Bibi and her family. (Psalm 91)