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An outpouring of support shown for the recently executed Mumtaz Qadri may delay Asia Bibi’s appeal in Pakistan’s Supreme Court. Last week, Qadri, the self-confessed killer of Salman Taseer, was executed after his sentence was confirmed by Pakistan’s Supreme Court. Following the announcement of his execution, supporters of Qadri poured into the streets of Pakistan’s major cities and protested. Many claim that Qadri was not guilty because he was defending the honor of Islam when he killed Taseer, who had championed Bibi’s case in 2010. This outpouring of support for a self-confessed killer has likely shown the government of Pakistan that the country is not ready to truly try Bibi fairly and release her from prison.  Learn more: