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Fear and faith for daughters of Pakistani Christian on death row

Esham and her sister Esha live largely in seclusion: fears they will be mistreated because they are daughters of the accused in Pakistan's most infamous blasphemy case make them reluctant to venture into the brimming streets of Lahore. Their mother, Asia Bibi, has been on death row for six years in a case some have called a battle for Pakistan's soul as the state walks a razor-sharp line between upholding human rights and appeasing populist hardliners.
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