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

By: Sylvain ROUSSEAU | Anne-Isabelle TOLLET | Fiona CAMERON | Marc JOURFIER

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.

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