Pakistan – Student Lynched By Mob After Insulting Islam, MPs Call For Reforming Blasphemy Laws

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Islamabad (dpa) – Pakistan’s parliament Tuesday called for a reform of controversial blasphemy laws which prescribe the death penalty for insulting Islam, after a university student was killed by a mob last week. A resolution passed by the National Assembly condemned the lynching of the student, terming it “cold-blooded murder” and expressing resolve “to ensure that…