The Assassination of Shahbaz Bhatti. Send Your Response.

Pakistan Minority Affairs Minister Shahbaz Bhatti was murdered Wednesday morning. He was the only Christian member of the Pakistani President’s Cabinet. Bhatti, a Roman Catholic, courageously spoke out against the misuse of the country's blasphemy laws by Islamic extremists and spoke up for religious minorities, including Christians. His positions made him the No. 1 target of the Taliban but he still committed himself to standing up for the minorities and for human rights. 

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U.S. Ecumenical Body Sends Condolences to Bhatti Family

We stand in solidarity with fellow Christians who live as threatened minorities in their homelands. Shahbaz Bhatti was a courageous advocate of Christians and other minorities in Pakistan. We express our deepest condolences to his family, and we pray God will give courage to others to defend oppressed peoples in that country.