Christian Couple Killed By Mob for Desecrating Quran in Pakistan

The Chief Minister of Pakistan’s Punjab province has launched an investigation into a disturbing incident in which a Christian couple was beat to death by an angry mob for allegedly desecrating a Quran. According to police, the mob then burned their bodies at the brick kiln where they both worked. Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has also order that more security be sent to Christian neighborhoods.

Accusations of blasphemy against Islam can be very serious in the country. According to The Daily Star, one Christian woman is currently on death row “found guilty of making derogatory remarks about the Prophet Mohammad during an argument with a Muslim woman.” A severely ill British man found guilty of blasphemy was shot by a prison guard just weeks ago …

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