Pakistan to press terrorism charges against leaders of hardline Islamist group

FILE PHOTO: Khadim Hussain Rizvi, leader of Tehrik-e-Labaik Pakistan Islamist political party gestures during an interview with Reuters in Lahore, Pakistan July 14, 2018. REUTERS/Mohsin Raza/File Photo

KARACHI, Pakistan (Reuters) – Pakistan’s government on Saturday announced it will press terrorism and sedition charges against leaders of a hardline Islamist group that staged recent protests across the country. The leader of the Tehreek-e-Labbaik (TLP) party, Khadim Hussain Rizvi, and several senior figures were detained last month after they shut down major cities in […]

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