Pakistan: lawyers intimidate witnesses, observers at trial of Christian girl's accused killer
CWN - February 08, 2010
The accused murderer of a 12-year-old Christian girl may escape punishment, because lawyers are being threatened with death if they aid the prosecution, according to the Center for Legal Aid Assistance and Settlement. Members of the Lahore Bar Association, rallying around a powerful lawyer who has been charged with the torture and death of her young servant girl, have blocked entry to the courtroom, even refusing to let the slain girl's family watch the proceedings.
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