Pakistan: Human Rights lawyer shot dead in his office: Rashid Rehman

Index Number: ASA 33/009/2014

Prominent human rights defender and lawyer Rashid Rehman was shot dead in Multan, Pakistan on 7 May. The killing is likely linked to his legal representation of university teacher Junaid Hafeez who has been charged with blasphemy. The Pakistani authorities must bring the perpetrators to justice and drop all charges against Junaid Hafeez.

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