Three will die, three go free in Taxila Presbyterian hospital attack verdict
A Pakistani anti-terrorist court yesterday sentenced three militant Muslims to death for their deadly attack on the Christian Hospital in Taxila in August 2002. However, charges against three other suspects in the attack, which killed four women and injured more than two dozen other workers, were freed for lack of evidence.
There's no word from early press reports about Maulana Abdul Jabbar, who was arrested last July, and whom police said was the mastermind behind this and other attacks on Christians in the country. The South Asia Tribune, however, reported this week that Jabbar, leader of a group called Jamaat-ul-Furqaan, is still being questioned.
Wesley Clark and Howard Dean on abortion:
- Clark, clarifying position, endorses some limits on abortion | Two weeks after Gen. Wesley K. Clark expressed opposition to any time limits on the right to an abortion, he took a less sweeping position on Thursday, saying he supported Supreme Court rulings that allow states to place some restrictions on abortion. (The New York Times)
- Clark moves to clarify his abortion views (The Washington Post)
- Clark is cautious when asked his stance on abortion (The Boston Globe)
- Wesley Clark takes a stand on abortion | Celebrating Roe v. Wade, the general explains what he really thinks about abortion (Jonathan V. Last, The Weekly Standard)
- Clark: 'I'm standing up for choice' | In military, he says, he followed law (Concord Monitor, N.H.)
- Will power | Logical conclusions: According to Wesley Clark's existentialist metaphysics, most of us are not alive (Gene Edward Veith, World)
- Drowning out sense | Howard Dean on abortion (Kathryn Jean Lopez, National Review Online)
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