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Pakistan Christian ‘blasphemy’ girl freed from jail

By Agence France-Presse
Saturday, September 8, 2012 9:07 EDT
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Christian activists shout slogans in support of Rimsha Masih via AFP
 
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A Christian girl accused of blasphemy in Pakistan was released from jail on Saturday, a minister said, in a case that has sparked an international outcry.

Rimsha Masih was arrested on August 16 for allegedly burning pages containing verses from the Koran but she was released from a prison in Rawalpindi after a court on Friday accepted her bail application.

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