In April, a post titled “Pakistanis, what do you think about the Salmaan Taseer affair?” was made on Quora.
Salmaan Taseer was the late Governor of Punjab murdered by his own guard for allegedly committing blasphemy. The allegations against Taseer were raised after he campaigned for the release of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman imprisoned and awarded capital punishment on false grounds of blasphemy.
Here’s an excerpt from the original post, which was aimed at talking about the matter as an unbiased observer.
Elaborating on this debate recently brought to light after Qadri’s execution, contributor Fahad M. Rafiq highlighted some of the key aspects and the many conflicts between Pakistan’s thriving left and the controlling right factions:
Pondering over these contradictory elements within the Pakistani diaspora is crucial after Qadri’s janazah was met with a procession of hundreds in the capital.
What do you think about this guy’s explanation of the situation?
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