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August 17, 2016

Assassination of Bilal Kasi and Attacks on Lawyers in Pakistan

The American Bar Association issued a Rule of Law Letter expressing concern over the assassination of Mr. Bilal Kasi, President of the Baluchistan Bar Association and the subsequent suicide attack at a hospital in the southwestern city of Quetta which killed at least 70 people – mostly lawyers - who had gathered there in response to the murder of Mr. Kasi.