Pakistan’s religious minorities minister, Shahbaz Bhatti, was killed by gunmen Wednesday in the capital, Islamabad. A Christian, Bhatti had received threats from Islamist militants for his efforts to reform the country's blasphemy laws.
AP - Gunmen shot and killed Pakistan’s government minister for religious minorities on Wednesday, the latest attack on a high-profile Pakistani figure who had urged reforming harsh blasphemy laws that impose the death penalty for insulting Islam.
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Date created : 2011-03-02