11.10.2012 [Irish Times] - SYED SALEEM Shahzad, SalmanTaseer, and Shabbaz Bhatti, a brave journalist and two brave politicians, all died in the last year, all at the hands of the self-appointed thought police of Pakistan's Islamist militant fringe. Their crime, to speak out
10.10.2012 [Worthy News] - Last year, Punjab province governor SalmanTaseer was shot dead by his bodyguard for suggesting the law be reformed. Taseer had been defending a Christian woman, Asia Bibi, who was jailed on blasphemy charges. She is still in jail on death row.
03.10.2012 [Daily Pioneer] - In January 2011, Mumtaz Qadri would also be celebrated as a national hero for killing SalmanTaseer, the powerful Pakistani Governor of Punjab would had dared to opposed his country's draconian blasphemy laws. The lessons to be learnt from the past and
01.10.2012 [DAWN.com] - To top this off, one of the most read Urdu newspapers in Pakistan ran an editorial hailing the bounty and warning people who might offend the “custodians of Islam” by following SalmanTaseer and demanding for changes in the controversial blasphemy law.