The Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer

Joining the global protest fray: Islamists march on the Pakistani capital

October 25, 2019

Pakistan, long viewed as an incubator of religious militancy, is gearing up for a battle over the future of the country’s notorious madrassas, religious seminaries accused of breeding radicalism.

Islamist-led protests also threaten to be a fight for the future of the government of prime minister Imran Khan.