The Moment

Abdoolcarim, Zoher
January 2011
Time International (Atlantic Edition);1/17/2011, Vol. 177 Issue 2, p7
The article reports on the assassination of Salman Taseer, the governor of the Pakistani province of Punjab. It is noted that Taseer was murdered by one of his own bodyguards. The central focus of the article is on the internal conflict in Islam, between the moderates, of which Taseer was one, and the Muslim fundamentalists who preach hate.


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