This article is published by German media Group Deutsche Welle. Here is an excerpt:
Pakistan has moved to ban a hard-line party after two police officers were killed in protests following the arrest of the group’s leader, Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid said on Wednesday.
The Tehreek-i-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) party, which has widely denounced perceived acts of blasphemy against Islam, has organized three days of protests in which more than 100 police officers have been injured. The group opposes the publication of cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad in France, and also the French response reaffirming the right to “blasphemy” after schoolteacher Samuel Paty was beheaded last October.
The TLP has demanded that the government expel the French ambassador and endorse a boycott of French products.
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