Pakistan’s Minorities Retrieve Memories of Late Minister

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Christians marked the death anniversary of Shahbaz Bhatti, whom they believe gave voice to minorities’ in Pakistan.

It was 2nd March 2011 when Pakistan’s first Federal Minister for Minorities Affairs Shahbaz Bhatti was brutally murdered. Muslim extremist group, the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan declared liability for his murdered near his residence in the Islamabad.

 

In Lahore, Christian has taken to the streets to pock his third death anniversary. Special prayers were organized in churches. Many people also get together carrying banners and intone mottos in support of the cause that Bhatti fought for as minorities’ voice. He is acknowledged for taking steps in support of religious minorities when he worked as federal minister. The minorities’ spokes people say Bhatti also gave his life to guard Pakistanis’ rights against extremist elements. Christian minorities have promised to continue his mission against terrorism and assist to bring peace in the country.

Christian communities have offered support for Pakistan’s fight against terrorism.