Police officers stand guard at the site where a Sri Lankan citizen was lynched by a Muslim mob in Pakistan over allegations of blasphemy. Photo: AP
Police officers stand guard at the site where a Sri Lankan citizen was lynched by a Muslim mob in Pakistan over allegations of blasphemy. Photo: AP

Sri Lanka man tortured and killed by mob in Pakistan; ‘day of shame’ for nation, says Prime Minister Imran Khan

  • Social media videos show a body being burned in the street in the presence of hundreds of demonstrators; at least 50 arrests made
  • Investigators think attackers accused the factory manager of blasphemy for tearing down a poster with Islamic holy verses.

Topic |   Human rights
Police officers stand guard at the site where a Sri Lankan citizen was lynched by a Muslim mob in Pakistan over allegations of blasphemy. Photo: AP
Police officers stand guard at the site where a Sri Lankan citizen was lynched by a Muslim mob in Pakistan over allegations of blasphemy. Photo: AP
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