In Pakistan, even unproven allegations of insulting Islam can lead to assassinations and lynchings.
Malaysia must be 'psychologically liberated' as envisaged in Vision 2020.
Pakistan's Supreme Court Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa said the review petition has been dismissed based on merit.
The Indonesia's capital's 1st non-Muslim governor was accused of insulting Islam.
The conviction stemmed from a 2009 incident when Bibi was asked to fetch water while out working in the fields bu Muslim women labourers objected to her touching the water bowl as a non-Muslim, and a fight reportedly erupted.
Islamabad denies media reports that Asia Bibi had left the country.
Saif-ul-Malook, who has fled to the Netherlands, said he contacted a United Nations official in Islamabad after Islamist violence erupted following the Pakistani Supreme Court's acquittal of Asia Bibi on Wednesday.
The request came a day after he criticised a government deal with hardline Islamists that left her in legal limbo.
Khan has vowed to confront extremists who called for the assassination of the country’s Supreme Court justices, and for mutiny against the army’s top brass, after the acquittal of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman on death row for blasphemy.
Wednesday's acquittal of the illiterate mother represented a rare victory for the community -- with Christians in Pakistan's capital Islamabad hailing the Supreme Court's decision.
Blasphemy is an incendiary charge in deeply conservative Muslim Pakistan, where even unproven allegations of insulting Islam and its Prophet Mohammed can provoke a violent and bloody death at the hands of vigilantes.
The legislation is largely obsolete and there have been no successful prosecutions since the Irish state was established.
The allegations against Bibi date back to 2009, when she was working in a field and was asked to fetch water. Muslim women she was labouring with allegedly objected, saying that as a non-Muslim she was unfit to touch the water bowl.
Asia Bibi, a mother of five, has been on death row since 2010, when Pope Benedict XVI joined in international calls for her release.
The app was banned for containing “pornography, inappropriate content, and blasphemy”
Indonesia's Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by the Christian ex-governor of Jakarta to review his conviction for insulting Islam, a court spokesman said on Monday, so the politician will serve out his two-year sentence.
Annual policy applied on country's independence, religious festivals sees 9,333 prisoners have their sentences reduced, including former Jakarta governor Ahok.
Adding letter "i" to Pakistani law minister Zahid Hamid, who resigned yesterday, puts spotlight on Malaysia's Zahid Hamidi, in Facebook post that also tagged him.
The bipartisan US federal commission called for repeal of blasphemy statutes, saying they invited abuse and failed to protect freedoms of religion and expression.
Aisyah was named a blasphemy suspect in February for promoting an unorthodox version of a Muslim prayer on a website she ran, and in flyers she distributed around Mataram.
The official brought charges against Raza based on the comments made on the social networking site.
The call came as the family of Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, known as Ahok, unexpectedly withdrew an appeal against his conviction and two-year jail term for blasphemy.
Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, known by his nickname Ahok, was hauled into court last year to face trial for allegedly insulting Islam while campaigning for re-election in a case critics said was politically motivated.
The prosecution's main reason in asking for a delay was to have more time to prepare.
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