Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Pakistani Governor Assassinated!

The Pakistani Governor, Salman Taseer was assasssinated today by a member of his own party who opposed his criticism of the blasphemy law. Persecution Blog reports:

We have very tragic and sad news coming out of Pakistan today regarding the assassination of Salman Taseer, the governor of Punjab, who was assassinated yesterday by a member of his own security detail, while at a popular market in the Pakistani capital of Islamabad. His assassin, Malik Mumtaz Hussain Qadri, said he killed him because the governor had described the blasphemy law as a "black law". elated News: Punjab governor assassinated, he had called for Asia Bibi’s pardon Catholic Online


1 comment:

  1. That is horrible and sad! I will definitely be praying for Asia's case as it continues to catch more and more attention.


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