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The mob that killed Mashal Khan is just an extension of the ideas and elements that the state has nourished for decades - The Nation

Any measurements to provide justice to Mashal's family, or to curb puritanism, would be insufficient till the state decides to really address the root causes of the menace. Share: Google+ inShare · Whatsapp. The mob that killed Mashal Khan is just an ...and more »

Silencing Mashal -

MASHAL Khan was neither the first nor is he the last victim of the religious bigotry that has become so pervasive in our society. The gruesome lynching of the young Mardan university student shows how easy it is to inflame a mindless mob in the name of ...and more »

Mardan lynching: Prime accused blames AWKU administration - SAMAA TV

PESHAWAR: In a shocking statement to police, Wajahatullah, the prime accused, has accused the administration of Abdul Wali Khan University of asking him to testify against Mass Communication student Mashal Khan. In his statement, Wajahat admitted to ...and more »

Pakistan: Mob involved in university student's lynching celebrates his death in video -

A week ago, a vigilante mob in Mardan, Pakistan thrashed and then killed a student, Mashal Khan, of Abdul Wali Khan University – and seriously injured another – for alleged blasphemy. On Tuesday, a new video began to be circulated, showing Khan's ...and more »

New video shows Mashal's killers celebrated lynching, pledged to conceal shooter's identity -

A new video circulating on Tuesday contains footage of scenes following the Mardan university lynching and shows a man demanding that a group of students take an oath to conceal the identity of the man who shot 23-year-old Mashal Khan.and more »

We will make sure no one misuses the blasphemy law again: Imran Khan -

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan, in a press conference alongside Mashal Khan's father Tuesday, issued a strongly worded condemnation of the 23-year-old's lynching on what has so far proven to be a baseless accusation. "It has become ...and more »

Senators call for amending blasphemy law -

ISLAMABAD: Senators on Monday called for amending the blasphemy law to provide for punishments to those who concoct blasphemy accusations against others and demanded a campaign against those taking the law into their hands. Condemning the ...and more »

As it happened: Mardan university professor recalls chaos of April 13 -

A lecturer from Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan who knew Mashal Khan personally has spoken at length about the events that led up to the 23-year-old's horrific murder by a crazed mob of students on Thursday, April 13 within the university's premises.and more »

Who is responsible for Mardan? - The Nation

Not them. The snarling, swirling, berserk mob did kill Mashal - sticks wielded by their arms cracked his skull, and their blood-soaked feet stamped out the last vestiges of life. But responsibility extends beyond the confines of factual action and ...and more »

IGP reconfirms no proof of blasphemy against Mashal, others - Pakistan Today

Mehsud says KP police to present complete report before SC today; FIA to identify fake social media accounts on victim's name, as edited pictures, videos surfaced after student's murder; Survivor says university admin was against victim for pointing ...and more »