In the west-wing of the Sheikhupura prison, just outside of the bustle of Lahore, Pakistan, there’s a woman who has been confined to a tiny cell waiting to be hanged. Her name is Asia Bibi and her alleged crime is blasphemy, an offence that gets you the noose in Pakistan.
Bibi, an illiterate farmworker from rural Punjab, has been forced to reside in conditions that may lead to her death sooner than later. Her cell has become a tomb infested with mosquitoes and vermin, a place where the mother of five is forced to relieve herself, and also made to eat whatever provisions provided to her.
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