Sheikh Tahir ul-Qadri

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Protesters Storm Pakistan State TV

Anti-government protests also target PM's residence

(Newser) - Pakistani anti-government protesters stormed the state TV building today, forcing the channel briefly off the air as they clashed with police and pushed further into the sprawling Red Zone government complex in the capital, Islamabad, in an effort to reach the prime minister's residence. The violence is the latest... More »

Pakistan Official: I Refuse to Arrest PM

Fasih Bokhari tells Supreme Court its arrest order flawed

(Newser) - Pakistan's anti-corruption chief refused a Supreme Court order to arrest Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf in a graft case today, citing a lack of evidence in the latest clash between the government and the country's top court. Fasih Bokhari, chief of the National Accountability Bureau, told the Supreme... More »

Pakistan: Arrest Prime Minister

Meanwhile, cleric Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri makes waves

(Newser) - Fresh turmoil in Pakistan today, as its Supreme Court ordered that Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf be arrested within 24 hours. The move isn't exactly a surprise , but the drama there isn't limited to Ashraf's situation, which springs from accusations that the former water and power minister... More »

Sheik Issues Fatwa Against Terrorists

Suicide bombers are hell-bound, warns Islamic scholar

(Newser) - An influential Islamic scholar has issued a sweeping and unreserved condemnation of terrorism in all its forms as un-Islamic. "Terrorism is terrorism, violence is violence and it has no place in Islamic teaching and no justification can be provided for it," Sheik Tahir ul-Qadri wrote in his 600-page... More »

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