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PAKISTANI PROVINCIAL MINISTER KILLED BY TALIBAN

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singh* Tehrik-e-Taleban militants in Pakistan have killed, on Friday 04/22/2016, a provincial minister, Sardar Soran Singh, himself a Sikh, in a overwhelming Sunni Muslim region in the country’s restive northwestern NWFP Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa district (see also – Punjab Minister Attempt ).

The victim, Minister of Minorities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Sardar Soran Singh, was killed by bike-riding militants in his native village in the Buner Valley, some 160 kilometers (100 miles) northeast of the provincial capital Peshawar, on Friday.

A spokesman for Tihrek-e-Taleban said the group claims responsibility for the assault.

In 2011, Christian politician and Pakistani Minority Affairs Minister Shahbaz Bhatti was shot dead in the capital Islamabad by Taliban gunmen He used to be an outspoken opponent of Pakistan’s controversial blasphemy law, which was imposed in 1986 by former military dictator General Muhammad Zia ul-Haq.

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rezaul1* A university professor AFM
Rezaul Karim Siddique, 58,  has been hacked, on Saturday 04/23/2016, with machetes to death in Bangladesh, in an attack police say is similar to killings of secular bloggers and atheists by suspected Islamist extremists last year . He was a professor of English at Rajshahi University in the country’s north-west. Rezaul Karim Siddique had founded a music school and edited a literary magazine, his family told the BBC.
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julian** Two more people have been hacked to death, on Monday 04/25/2016, at an apartment, including an editor of a transgender magazine in the Bangladesh when three attackers entered their apartment in Dhaka posing as couriers and attacked them with sharp weapons, police said . Julhas Mannan ran a transgender magazine Rupban and previously worked at the US embassy. The other person killed was a gay-rights activist.

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During 2015 , four prominent secular bloggers were killed with machetes.
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