Omar Waraich - updates

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Pakistan's muted response as Asia Bibi flees to Canada

May 09, 2019 - 10:26 PM

The silence echoes across the country's usually rambunctious media, with most newspapers glossing over the episode and primetime television shows offering it only a passing mention

ASIA BIBI. Mohammad Faisal confirms Asia Bibi's departure, telling journalists she has left the country 'at her own will' as he declines to say anything further. File photo by Aamir Qureshi/AFP

U.S. says Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi 'safely reunited' with family

May 08, 2019 - 6:47 PM

(UPDATED) It is not clear when Bibi may have left or where she may have gone, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau declines to confirm whether she has arrived in Canada

Thai authorities bar Amnesty news conference on torture

Sep 28, 2016 - 8:33 PM

The advocacy group is told by labor officials and police that speaking at the event could be grounds for arrest AI spokesman Omar Waraich tells the Agence France Presse forcing the group to cancel the conference