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Pakistan Assassination

Anti-Blasphemy Laws Assassinate Governor Taseer -- And Pakistan

Qasim Rashid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Qasim Rashid

At the hands of extremism, Pakistan's history is littered with assassinations and untimely deaths of its most dynamic leaders.  Each has transitioned Pakistan's identity away from its origin.

More To Pakistan Than Blasphemy Law

Junaid S. Ahmad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Junaid S. Ahmad

We refuse to see the larger story and context in which elite actors in Pakistan all play a game yelling at each other while the ordinary person struggling to feed his/her family watches from afar.

In Unity Is Our Security: Baha'i Wisdom For Violent Times

Homa Sabet Tavangar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Homa Sabet Tavangar

How many wake-up calls do we need before we rethink our commitment to bringing opposing viewpoints together for the common good, so that differences don't spur violence?

Assassination Of Reform Leader Rocks Pakistan And Opponents Of Blasphemy Law

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Anto Akkara Religion News Service BANGALORE, India -- Church officials in Pakistan say the assassination of Salman Taseer, an outspoken critic of...

45 Die In Pakistan Assassination Revenge Attacks

AP | ASHRAF KHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KARACHI, Pakistan — The ruling party in Pakistan's largest city accused its main political rival of supporting Islamist militants suspected of a...

Pakistani leader safe after snipers target car

AP | NAHAL TOOSI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Snipers fired on the motorcade for Pakistan's prime minister on Wednesday as it drove to the airport to pick him up, strik...