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Afghan President Orders Full Probe of Blasphemy Killing

Afghanistan’s president ordered his Ministry of Interior Friday to launch a full investigation into the violent killing and burning of a woman accused of setting pages of a Quran on fire. A statement from the office of President Ashraf Ghani read: “No individual is allowed to make oneself a judge and use violence to punish others in degrading manners.” The statement also made clear that ensuring justice was the “duty of courts” and those taking the law into their own hands “will be...

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