Salman Taseer, the razor-tongued governor of Punjab province, was killed Tuesday in Islamabad. Thousands of Pakistanis braved high security to attend his funeral Wednesday.
Jan. 5, 2011 Pakistani police guards carry the coffin of Punjab governor Salman Taseer during his funeral procession in Lahore. Thousands of Pakistanis braved high security to attend the funeral of Taseer, following the country's most high-profile assassination in three years. The 66-year-old provincial governor, one of the country's strongest voices against religious extremism, was shot dead by a member of his own security detail outside an Islamabad cafe on Jan. 4. Arif Ali/AFP via Getty Images Buy Photo