TLP allowed to contest elections under deal

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is to free more than 2,000 jailed activists of a proscribed organisation and allow it to contest elections, under a deal with the government struck to end weeks of violent clashes, negotiators on both sides said. In return, the Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) has agreed to shun the politics of violence and withdraw its longstanding demand to have France’s ambassador expelled over the publication … Continue reading TLP allowed to contest elections under deal