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Nigeria: Muslim College Student Mob Beats, Burns Christian to Death over Alleged ‘Blasphemy’

A mob of Muslim students at a college in northern Nigeria beat a fellow student to death and burned her corpse on campus on Thursday after accusing the woman of “blasphemy” against Islam for allegedly suggesting her peers stop posting religious content on a student-run instant messaging group, the Nigerian online newspaper the Paradise News reported on Friday.

A mob of Muslim students at a college in northern Nigeria beat a fellow student to death and burned her corpse on campus on Thursday after accusing the woman of "blasphemy" against Islam for allegedly suggesting her peers stop posting religious content on a student-run instant messaging group, the Nigerian online …

D.R. Congo: 51 Sentenced to Death over ‘Revenge’ Killing of U.N. Staff

A military court in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (D.R. Congo) sentenced 51 people to death on Saturday for their involvement in the killings of two U.N. staff members in March 2017, Agence France-Presse (AFP) reported, noting the trial’s prosecutors suggested local militiamen carried out the murders “to take revenge against the UN” for allegedly “failing to prevent attacks against them by the [D.R. Congo] army.”

This file picture taken on January 19, 2009 in Stockholm shows UN Swedish employee Zaida Catalan. 36-year-old Zaida Catalan was found dead in the Democratic Republic of Congo with an American colleague and their Congolese interpreter, a government spokesman said on March 28, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / TT News …