Seventeen-year-old Sharoon Masih, an open Christian in Pakistan, was viciously beaten to death by his Muslim classmates on his fourth day of school for allegedly drinking from their water cooler. An initial report suggests the boy’s teacher sat and watched the brutal attack without interfering.
The murder occurred at the end of August.
Masih was reportedly the only Christian student at MC Model Boys Government High School in the Vehari District of Punjab, Pakistan. The young man was targeted for his faith and abused by his classmates on day one, according to his parents.
Sharoon’s mother Razia Bibi (30 yrs) told us Sharoon was warned by his peers not to mix with Muslims at school. One boy is believed to have said ‘You’re a Christian don’t dare sit with us if you want to live’. Many boys called Sharoon a ‘chura’ which is a very derogatory term against Christians. Moreover there were repeated …