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
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.
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.
25.09.2012 [Christliches Medienmagazin pro] - ... gefährlich Kritik an dem Gesetz ist, mussten im vergangenen Jahr zwei prominente Politiker erfahren. Der christliche Minister für Minderheiten, Shahbaz Bhatti, und der Gouverneur der Provinz Punjab, SalmanTaseer, wurden wegen ihrer Haltung ermordet.
by Tariq Ali Mumtaz Hussain Qadri smiled as he surrendered to his colleagues after shooting SalmanTaseer, the governor of the Punjab, dead. Many in Pakistan seemed to support his actions; others wondered how he’d managed to get a job as a state bodyguard in the carefully screened Elite Force. Geo TV, the country’s most…