Lawyers seek bail for Pakistani girl
LAWYERS for Rimsha Masih, a young Pakistani Christian girl
accused of blasphemy (
News, 24 August), were due to appear in court yesterday in an
effort to have her released on bail.
Rimsha was arrested on 16 August after accusations by Muslim
neighbours in Mehrabad, a poor district of the capital Islamabad,
that she had burned papers containing passages from the Qur'an.
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