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Pakistani Court Convicts 31 Men in Student’s Lynching

An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan has sentenced a man to death and 30 others to prison terms ranging from four to 25 years for their role in the campus lynching of a university student who was falsely accused of blasphemy. Twenty-six other people were acquitted. In April 2017, the mob comprising mostly students beat and shot to death 23-year-old journalism student Mashal Khan, who was a student at Abdul Wali Khan University. The fatal attack followed allegations he had shared...

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