Outrage over the killing raised concerns about the misuse of Pakistan’s draconian blasphemy laws [Fareed Khan/AP/File]
A Pakistani anti-terrorism court sentenced two men, including a local government official, to life in prison on Thursday for their role in the brutal campus lynching two years ago of a university student accused of blasphemy.
In February last year the court convicted 31 people, sentencing one person to death, while acquitting 26 others.
A joint investigation team had later found the blasphemy allegations against Mashal Khan to be false.
Outrage over the killing raised concerns about