Altaf gives muftis, ulema 24 hrs to condemn attack on Malala
[Dawn] Muttahida Qaumi Movement
...English: United National Movement, generally known as MQM, is the 3rd largest political party and the largest secular political party in Pakistain with particular strength in Sindh. From 1992 to 1999, the MQM was the target of the Pak Army's Operation Cleanup leaving thousands of urdu speaking civilians dead...
(MQM) chief Altaf Hussain on Thursday gave 24 hours ultimatum to all top muftis and Learned Elders of Islam (holy mans) of the country to openly denounce the cowardly attack on young Pak children's rights activist Malala Yousafzai or else he will 'expose' them, DawnNews reported.
In a statement, issued by the party, Hussain vowed to expose all holy mans, who will fail to condemn the attack by banned Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistain (TTP), in his scheduled speech at the party's workers convention on Sunday.
The MQM chief had declared the attack on Malala as an attack on all humanity and said that perpetrators of the vile act should be swiftly brought to justice.
Malala along with two other schoolmates sustained bullet injuries when armed assailants opened fire on their school van in Mingora city, Swat
...a valley and an administrative district in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistain, located 99 mi from Islamabad. It is inhabited mostly by Pashto speakers. The place has gone steadily downhill since the days when Babe Ruth was the Sultan of Swat...
The TTP had taken responsibility for attacking the national peace award winner on the same day.
The Taliban, who have killed thousands of people across Pakistain in the last five years and destroyed hundreds of girls' schools, have issued a statement saying that any female who opposes them should be killed.
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