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Dozens Arrested After Mob Lynches Christian Couple in Pakistan

Police in Pakistan arrested dozens of people on Wednesday after a mob beat a Christian couple to death and burned their bodies for allegedly desecrating a Koran. Blasphemy is a serious offense in conservative Muslim Pakistan where those accused are sometimes lynched on the spot. The latest incident took place in a village in Punjab province on Tuesday when a local cleric told his community through the loudspeakers of his mosque to punish the couple for burning a few pages of the Koran,...

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