Gov. official: ‘Asia Bibi’s name can’t be placed on ECL’ moved for safety

When will she leave this country?

VOICE OF THE PERSECUTED

After Pakistan’s Supreme Court acquitted Asia Bibi on Oct 30, mass protests led by the Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) halted life in four major cities as the mobs blocked off roads and damaged property. The protests finally ended after three days when the hardliners reached an agreement with the government. One of the conditions was that Asia’s name placed on the Exit Control List (ECL). Persons on the list are prohibited from leaving Pakistan. The government agreed to initiate the legal process to place Bibi’s name on the Exit Control List.

Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Afridi said in an interview with Voice of America,

“Unless a person is declared guilty, there is no legal ground ─ how can his or her name be placed on the ECL?” he asked. “There is no question regarding this.”

“Every Pakistani, regardless of his creed or religion, is the state’s responsibility. No one in…

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