Pakistan governor killer appeals against death sentence

The killer of a Pakistani politician who sought reform of the country`s controversial blasphemy law has appealed to the Supreme Court against his death sentence, lawyers said on Monday.

Pak religious parties offer blood money to Taseer family


Islamabad:  religious parties representing the Barelvi school of thought have offered blood money to the family of slain Punjab governor Salman Taseer to pardon his killer Mumtaz Qadri.

Pak court upholds death sentence for Salman Taseer's killer Mumtaz Qadri

A Pakistani court upheld the death sentence on Monday for the killer of the governor of Pakistan`s largest province after he had called for reform of a law against blasphemy, media said. 

Pak HC reserves judgement in Taseer murder case

A high court in Pakistan today reserved its judgement on an appeal against death sentence to a former police bodyguard convicted for the 2011 murder of ex-Governor of Punjab province Salman Taseer, who had sought reform of blasphemy laws.

Outrage after release of Taseer`s killer demanded

A Parliamentarian from Imran Khan`s PTI triggered a furore by calling for the release of Mumtaz Qadri, the man convicted for gunning down former Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer.

Pardon Taseer`s killer: Pak party to Zardari

Mumtaz Qadri was angered by Salmaan Taseer`s opposition to the controversial blasphemy law.

Hundreds in Pakistan rally for governor`s killer

Tuesday`s rally took place as Mumtaz Qadri appealed his death sentence before a high court.

Pak judge in Taseer`s murder case transferred

Radical clerics have criticised Shah for giving an "un-Islamic" verdict and called for action against him.

Rallies across Pak for release of Taseer’s killer

Death sentence has been awarded to Malik Mumtaz Hussain Qadri, the self-confessed assassin of Salmaan Taseer.

Shahbaz Taseer still remains untraceable

Religious extremist groups had warned the court and the government against convicting Qadri.