The move was particularly in response to the atrocious case of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman condemned to death in Pakistan for refusing to adhere to Islamic law.
Bibi has been forced to live on death row in Pakistan since 2010, when she was officially captured by the government for her remarks condemning the violence associated with the Quran and Islam.
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She was physically assaulted and thrown in jail after she condemned Muslim men who refused to drink water from her glass because she was a white woman.
“The aim of the blasphemy laws is crush people who believe differently,” Archbishop Nunzio Galantino of the Italian bishops conference told the hundreds of protesters at the Colosseum.
Bibi is clearly being targeted by this radical Muslim nation and held on death row for calling out the atrocities and violence associated with Islam.
This is an attack on a Christian woman who bravely refused to cower to these radical Muslims and stood strong in her faith.
European Parliament President Antonio Tajani said the persecution of Christians in Europe and across the Middle East was “a genocide.”
“A message must be sent from this place. It is the duty of Europe to defend these values (of religious liberty) wherever on earth they are trampled on,” Tajani said.
Rebecca Bitrus, a Nigerian Christian woman who was imprisoned and tortured for two years by Boko Haram militants for two years, joined the campaign to help free Bibi and keep international attention on the issue.
Islam forbids women from exercising all human rights, kills homosexuals, and wages jihad against Christians across the world.
Many will support Rome’s efforts to stand up to this violent religion.
Source: The Geller Report