The Huff Post has a remarkable development in the Asia Bibi story which, if true, is truly scandalous and ought to be given the fullest attention by the BBC.
The British Pakistani Christian Association told the Huff Post that the UK government denied Asia's appeal for asylum because of its concerns about "unrest among certain sections of the community." The chairman of the BPCA said:
“I’ve been lead to believe that the UK government had concerns that her moving to the UK would cause security concerns and unrest among certain sections of the community and would also be a security threat to British embassies abroad which might be targeted by Islamist terrorists.
“Asia and her family have now decided to take up one of the offers for asylum from a western country.”Update: Andrew Neil has caught onto the story: