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Pakistan: Blasphemy law reform more urgent one year after Governor killing

Headline Title:  Pakistan: Blasphemy law reform urgent 04 January 2012 The Pakistan government must urgently reform the country’s 'dangerous' blasphemy laws, Amnesty International said today on the first anniversary of the assassination of a politician who criticized the laws. Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer was shot by one of his security guards on 4 January 2011 after campaigning for Asia Bibi, a Christian farmer from rural Punjab sentenced to death for blasphemy in November 2009 despite serious flaws in the investigation convicting her."Salmaan Taseer was killed in cold blood because…

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