5 days Cleric’s death endangers extremism in Pakistan Manilatimes |World
LAHORE: In life, Pakistani hardline cleric Khadim Hussain Rizvi terrorized the country’s religious minorities and incited nationwide riots, all while issuing pleas for the nuclear annihilation of European nations.
DEATH A THREAT Khadim Hussein Rizvi, a radical but charismatic Pakistani cleric who led hundreds of thousands of supporters in burning French flag for glorifying insults to Allah, died on Nov. 19, 2020. His death puts in danger the future of Islamic freedom in the world’s second most populous Muslimdominated nation. AP PHOTO But following his sudden death on Thursday, days after leading a paralyzing anti-France rally ... more