Topic: Hafiz Saeed
The extensive participation by religious parties in this election will only make things difficult for Pakistan in the longer run.
Financial Action Task Force grey listed Pakistan despite Islamabad's 26-point action plan to choke terror funding.
This amendment is an emphatic indication that the Trump administration opposes Pakistan’s new policy of mainstreaming militants.
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.
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.
Saeed's 'charity' JuD has also had its assets frozen but continues to function as usual.
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.
Many Hurriyat office-bearers also named alongside LeT and Hizbul Mujahideen chiefs, NIA says it has definite evidence of cross-LoC funding
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.
Our governance sucks but the solution is not to secede from it but challenging and changing the system from within.
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