In this file photograph taken on August 23, 2017, Maulana Sami ul-Haq, head of the Defence of Pakistan Council, a coalition of around 40 religious and political parties, speaks during a press conference in Islamabad. Photo: Agence France-Presse

‘Father of the Taliban’ Maulana Sami ul-Haq is stabbed and shot to death in Pakistan attack

  • The killing of Maulana Sami ul-Haq in his home came amid a nationwide eruption of violence over the acquittal of a Christian woman for blasphemy
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In this file photograph taken on August 23, 2017, Maulana Sami ul-Haq, head of the Defence of Pakistan Council, a coalition of around 40 religious and political parties, speaks during a press conference in Islamabad. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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