Leader of extremist group shot dead in Pakistan

Gunmen shot dead a top leader of Ahl-e-Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ), considered a front for the banned Sipah-e-Sahaba, in Pakistan`s Punjab province on Friday, police said.

Thousands protest in Pakistan against Shia killings

Civil society and Shia groups protested in Pakistan against bomb attacks that killed nearly 100 Hazara Shias and demanded action against militant groups that are targeting the minority community.

Pak bans 4 outfits for sectarian violence

Pakistani authorities have banned
four organisations on charges of involvement in promoting sectarianism violence.

Pakistan bans ASWJ, a front for Sipah-e-Sahaba

Pakistan government has quietly banned the Ahl-e-Sunnat Wal Jamaat, a front organisation for the proscribed Sipah-e-Sahaba.

Pak arrests chief of banned Sipah-e-Sahaba group

Maulana Ahmad Ludhianvi is detained under Maintenance of Public Order law.