LAHORE: The third death anniversary of former Punjab governor Salmaan Taseer Shaheed will be observed today (Saturday). Civil society organisations, human rights activists and other organisations have scheduled ceremonies to mark his death anniversary. A candlelight vigil will be held at Liberty Market, Lahore, in the evening. Salmaan Taseer was the 26th governor of Punjab and was assassinated for his efforts to provide justice to a Christian woman who was accused of blasphemy. Taseer, after finding the women innocent, raised voice for her release.
Source: Daily Times