A teacher is accused of doing nothing about a Christian killed by other students.
Whether or not the teacher deliberately ignored the students committing violence that got a Christian killed, the attack reveals something about Islam in some countries. This violence wasn’t an incident of terrorism and it wasn’t official government sanction. It was simply a spontaneous action. And it wasn’t perpetrated by jihadists recruited from another country. They were classmates.
Sharoon’s punishment when he drank from the cooler on his fourth day at the school was more immediate, with classmates subjecting him to a fatal beating.
Early reports suggested the teacher present at the time of the attack — named as Nazir Mol — turned a blind eye as Sharoon was pummelled to death, although he claimed he simply did not notice the beating as he was reading a newspaper.
The school’s headteacher suggested the attack actually took place between classes with no teacher present — but the teacher has since been dismissed from his post.
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