Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Wild Pakistan ~ Muslim lawyers show support for governor's killer - Photos


Pakistani lawyers chant slogans in favor of Mumtaz Qadri, alleged killer of Punjab's governor Salman Taseer, during his appearnce in a court in Islamabad, Pakistan on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011. Taseer was killed on Tuesday by his bodyguard commando reportedly enraged by his opposition to laws decreeing death for insulting Islam.

This is why real reforms in Islam are so far off. Anyone who takes a stand is sliced down.


Pakistani greets Mumtaz Qadri, third from right, the alleged killer of Punjab's governor Salman Taseer, as he arrives at a court in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011


Mumtaz Qadri, alleged killer of Punjab's governor Salman Taseer, as he arrives at court, in Islamabad, Pakistan on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011.


Pakistanis wave at a helicopter carrying the coffin of Punjab Gov. Salman Taseer as it departs for burial, in Lahore, Pakistan, Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011


Pakistani helicopter carrying the coffin of Punjab Gov. Salman Taseer, departs for burial, in Lahore, Pakistan, Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011.


Pakistani women light candles and pray at the site of shooting which killed Salman Taseer governor of Pakistan's Punjab province, in Islamabad, Pakistan on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011.



Pakistani mourner reacts during the funeral procession of Punjab Gov. Salman Taseer, in Lahore, Pakistan, Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011. Thousands of Pakistani police were on high alert in Lahore on Wednesday ahead of the funeral for an outspoken provincial governor shot dead by a bodyguard reportedly enraged by his opposition to laws decreeing death for insulting Islam.


Pakistani man uses his mobile phone to take a picture of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, center, as he arrives to attend the funeral of Punjab Gov. Salman Taseer in Lahore, Pakistan, Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011.



Pakistani rescue workers and mourners bury the coffin of Punjab Gov. Salman Taseer, in a cemetry in Lahore, Pakistan, Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011


Pigeons fly next to Pakistani rangers standing guard during the funeral procession of Punjab Gov. Salman Taseer in Lahore, Pakistan, Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011.

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