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Shahbaz Bhatti, Pakistan's Christian minorities minister, assassinated in Islamabad

Pakistan's federal minorities minister, a Christian, was gunned down in the capital city Islamabad, March 2, 2011, in the second killing this year of a senior government official who had spoken out against the nation's stringent blasphemy laws.

 
 

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The blood-stained car of government minister Shahbaz Bhatti who was killed after he had vowed to defy death threats following the murder of another politician opposed to an Islamic blasphemy law.


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Shahbaz Bhatti, Pakistan's sole Christian minister, is assassinated in Islamabad
Article | ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - Pakistan's federal minorities minister, a Christian, was gunned down by suspected Islamist militants in this capital city Wednesday in the second killing this year of a senior government official who had spoken out against the country's stringent anti-blasphemy laws.

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