Photo of the Day: Slain Pakistan Governor Is Mourned

Pakistani civil society activists light candles in front of a portrait of the slain governor of Punjab, Salman Taseer during a candlelight vigil in commemoration of his life in Lahore on January 7, 2011. Taseer, one of the country's most outspoken voices against religious extremism, was shot dead by a member of his own security detail outside an Islamabad cafe in broad daylight on January 4. (Arif Ali /AFP/Getty Images) 

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Shreeya Sinha is an award-winning Journalist, Multimedia Producer and Social Media Editor for Asia Society. She was raised in Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Vietnam, Bangladesh, and India.