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Peaceful Religion? Pakistani governor, shot 27 times, killed by own bodyguard

January 4, 2011 politisite 0

The governor of Pakistan’s wealthiest and most populated province was shot dead Tuesday by one of his bodyguards who told interrogators he was angry over the politician’s opposition to laws that impose the death penalty for those convicted of insulting Islam. Punjab Governor Salman Taseer, 56, was a member of the ruling party and a close associate of President Asif Ali Zardari. Friends described him as an outspoken moderate who […]