In Pakistan, a shrine to murder for 'blasphemy'

As a Senate committee mulls Pakistan's blasphemy laws, thousands visit a shrine to Mumtaz Qadri, who killed Pakistani politician Salman Taseer in 2011 who had criticised those laws. A piece by Asad Hashim, read by the author.

    Two men pray beside the grave of Mumtaz Qadri [Asad Hashim/Al Jazeera] [Al Jazeera]
    Two men pray beside the grave of Mumtaz Qadri [Asad Hashim/Al Jazeera] [Al Jazeera]

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