Campaign launched after woman convicted over blasphemy charges
RAWALPINDI: Social media users have launched a campaign for the release of Aneeqa Atiq, a girl who has been accused of blasphemy.
As per social media users, the 26-year-old Aneeqa Atiq was unjustly sentenced while the trend is also running on social media with the hashtag save her. It may be recalled that four days ago, the court of Additional District.
Moreover, Sessions Judge Adnan Mushtaq of Rawalpindi had sentenced the convict to death in a blasphemy case while the convict was sentenced to a total of 20 years under the Cyber Crimes Act and other provisions.
Aneeqa Atiq uttered insulting words on social media and committed the crime of blasphemy, while the FIA Cyber Crime Wing had registered a case on May 13, 2020. The case was heard in Adiala Jail.
26 year old woman has been sentenced to death in Pakistan on trumped up blasphemy charges. Please express your outrage at this barbarity & raise your voice to save Aneeqa Ateeq.#SaveAneeqa pic.twitter.com/nbKxzplxyU
— ابرار خان (@kn_abrar) January 24, 2022
#SaveAneeqa Ateeq, 26 year old facing death on bogus #blasphemy charges in #Pakistan #ExMuslimsInternational is calling for her immediate releasehttps://t.co/UA9Vj6xnbB
— Maryam Namazie (@MaryamNamazie) January 23, 2022
Please save Aneeqa #SaveAneeqa
And link to sign the petition https://t.co/L9XoP245K0
— Manish Bhagat (@ManishB79340297) January 24, 2022
#SaveAneeqa aneeqa is criminal and who ever support her is also criminal. this is 1st tym that decision made by court wid help of cybercrime.let us follow the same way.who ever try to this again must b arrested n let courts to investigate n hang them.dont support this trend
— aLi (@darkdays0l1) January 24, 2022
First of all,blasphemy isnt freedom of speech.
Secondly, It happens all over the world that whoever breaks the law is punished, Aneeqa broke Pakistani law and sentencd to death.
If shes not willing to appeal the High Court. Why u nonsense being made against Pakistan?#SaveAneeqa
— xavier (@thereallxavier) January 24, 2022
Thought is not a crime. Repealing laws that criminalise thinking will ensure our collective safety, progress and welfare.
Aneeqa does not deserve to die for thinking. #SaveAneeqa #AneeqaAteeq https://t.co/leXFI7vtH2
— Avid Agnostic (@lifeisonceonly) January 23, 2022
Aneeqa Ateeq, 26-year-old woman was handed death sentence in Pakistan by a sessions court for ‘blasphemous’ Whatsapp status pic.twitter.com/y98RrSZbLZ
— Nazrana Yousufzai (@Nazranausufzai) January 23, 2022