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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Voice of Sanity

Shahbaz was a tireless crusader of human rights and was a voice of the voiceless in Pakistan. He loved his country and labored faithfully to bring in liberal democratic values as a legislator.

He was a voice of sanity in a Nation filled with violence, hatred and strife. As a champion of minority rights and religious freedom, he fought against the blasphemy law at every instance. His untimely death is not only a loss to the nation of Pakistan but also to the democratic world, worldwide.

The World Evangelical Alliance Religious Liberty Commission and every right thinking person in Pakistan and beyond condemn this dastardly murder and are deeply saddened by this heinous crime.
We urge the government of Pakistan to bring to justice the perpetrators of this crime as soon as possible.
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