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Pakistan Blasphemy Killer Hanged

Pakistan has executed a man who killed a powerful governor who had opposed the country’s blasphemy laws. Mumtaz Qadri, a member of police’s elite force, was part of the team guarding Punjab’s governor Salman Taseer in January 2011 when Qadri shot Taseer nearly 30 times in broad daylight in Islamabad.   Qadri was hanged in Adiala prison in Rawalpindi city early Monday after meeting with his family the night before. Protests broke out in several parts of the country, including...

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