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Latest update : 2011-03-23

Assassinated for his beliefs: Pakistani Christians grieve for their Minorities Minister

He was aware of the death threats that had been made against him, but the assassination of Pakistani Minorities Minister Shahbaz Bhatti on March 1st still came as a shock. The Christian was killed after he pushed for reforms to Pakistan's blasphemy law. It's because of that law that a Christian woman, Asia Bibi, is currently facing the death sentence.

Programme prepared by Kate Williams, Marie Billon and Patrick Lovett

By Sylvain ROUSSEAU , Marc JOURFIER , Fiona CAMERON , Anne-Isabelle TOLLET

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