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March 2, 2011 2:45 pm

Christian Pakistani Minister Assassinated

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Washington Post – Shahbaz Bhatti, who was assassinated outside his home in Pakistan today, came to visit a few of us at The Post one month ago. He was soft-spoken and matter-of-fact about the dangers he faced — and about his refusal, almost his inability, to trim his sails to lessen those dangers. The risks he faced, as a voice for tolerance in an increasingly intolerant country, were risks that Pakistan faced — and if he and like-minded figures stopped speaking up, what future would the country have?

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