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Zahid Hamid

Pak govt’s settlement with protesting Islamist leaders illegal: High Court

The IHC recommended that the legal standing of the agreement should be discussed in a joint session of parliament.

04 Dec 2017 7:09 PM

Pak blasphemy law hands fringe Islamists dangerous weapon

As protesters packed up their belongings Monday evening, they warned future politicians would face a similar fate to Hamid’s if they crossed the line.

29 Nov 2017 6:55 AM

Pakistan law minister quits as govt gives in to protests

Islamabad sit-in ends after 22-days, 6 deaths as Army brokers deal.

28 Nov 2017 1:55 AM

Pak’s hardline leader calls off weeks-long protest after law minister resigns

The protesters have linked the amended wording to blasphemy - a highly contentious issue in Muslim Pakistan that has often fuelled violence.

27 Nov 2017 1:15 PM

Law Minister Zahid Hamid resigns over hardline protests in Pak

The resignation came as part of an agreement reached between the government and the protesters overnight.

27 Nov 2017 1:01 PM


Cops, protesters clash in Pakistan

An Islamabad police spokesperson confirmed that a policeman was killed in the fighting after he was struck in the head by a rock.

26 Nov 2017 7:27 AM

Pakistan amends law to retain Ahmedis’ identity

Presented by law minister Zahid Hamid, the bill retains status of the Ahmedi community as defined in the Constitution of Pakistan.

17 Nov 2017 6:35 AM