At least 31 people have been convicted over the campus lynching of university student Mashal Khan who was falsely accused of blasphemy.
Student shoots principal in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, after arguing over skipping classes to attend rallies organised by a religious political party, according to police.
A Pakistani religious group says it has called off protests on an assurance from the country's army chief and a deal with the government following a law minister’s resignation.
Hundreds of supporters of a religious party have been blocking the route for nearly 10 days, demanding minister of law be sacked for what they say committing a blasphemy.
Taimoor Raza was found guilty of insulting the prophet Mohammed after an argument on Facebook with a counter-terrorism department official.
The call came as the family of the former governor unexpectedly withdrew an appeal against his conviction and two-year jail term for blasphemy.
Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama was accused of insulting the Quran after he questioned his opponents' use of a verse against his role as a governor. Purnama apologised later, saying he meant no offence.
Protests come after Indonesian prosecutors recommended a one-year suspended jail sentence in the blasphemy trial of Jakarta's Christian governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama.
The elections have been overshadowed by religious tensions as mass protests have been held against Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, the incumbent Christian governor in a Muslim-majority country.
Journalism student Mashal Khan was beaten to death on a university campus after being accused of blasphemy.
Thousands of people joined a mass rally to call for a court to convict Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama for blasphemy.
Data from sample polling stations suggests the race will enter round two, between incumbent governor of Indonesia's capital Basuki Purnama and Anies Baswedan. Purnama was charged with blasphemy months before the elections.
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