Sunday, 22 July, 2018

Topic: Hafiz Saeed

Pakistan elections

Resurfacing of Islamist parties is meant to stop Nawaz Sharif from coming back to power

The extensive participation by religious parties in this election will only make things difficult for Pakistan in the longer run.

Global terror finance watchdog puts Pakistan on grey list

Financial Action Task Force grey listed Pakistan despite Islamabad's 26-point action plan to choke terror funding.
Hafiz Saeed

Designating Lashkar-e-Taiba a terror group shows the Trump govt won’t go easy on Pakistan

This amendment is an emphatic indication that the Trump administration opposes Pakistan’s new policy of mainstreaming militants.
President of Milli Muslim League Haji Liaqat Ali Khan

Pakistan to challenge ruling that allowed Hafiz Saeed’s party to fight elections

Last month, a high court ordered Pakistan's Election Commission to register the Mili Muslim League as a political party. MML was on Monday designated as a terror group by the US.
Milli Muslim League leader, Hafiz Saeed giving a speec

The US blacklists Hafiz Saeed’s Milli Muslim League as terrorist organisation

Seven members of MML's central leadership body have been designated as foreign terrorists. This move comes just ahead of the general elections in Pakistan.
Hafeez Saeed | YouTube screen grab

26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed operates freely despite Pakistan’s claims of crackdown

Saeed's 'charity' JuD has also had its assets frozen but continues to function as usual.

Under global pressure, Pakistan is scrambling to hide its terror group — but it’s short-lived

Pakistan takes one step forward to get relief from international pressure, followed by two steps back once the pressure is off. When pressure resumes, another step forward.
A representational image of soldiers in Kashmir | Waseem Andrabi/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

Hafiz Saeed & Salahuddin among 12 in NIA charge sheet in J&K terror funding case

Many Hurriyat office-bearers also named alongside LeT and Hizbul Mujahideen chiefs, NIA says it has definite evidence of cross-LoC funding
Former Pakistani president, Pervez Musharraf

Understanding Pervez Musharraf’s newfound love for India’s most wanted Hafiz Saeed

General Pervez Musharraf has expressed fondness for the Lashkar-e-Taiba, and said he was the ‘biggest supporter’ of the group and its founder Hafiz Saeed.
A candle light rally to protest against terror attacks in Mumbai at Gateway of India in 2008

Lesson from 26/11: Terror kills, not democracy

Our governance sucks but the solution is not to secede from it but challenging and changing the system from within.