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Anti-terror law amended to ban UN-listed groups, individuals

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February 13, 2018 10:23


Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain last Friday quietly promulgated an ordinance amending the Anti-Terrorism Act, 1997 with regards to proscription of terrorist individuals and organisations to include entities listed by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) -- in a move that would end a longstanding ambiguity over the status of Hafiz Saeed-linked Jamaatud Dawa and Falah-i-Insaniat Foundation by firmly placing them on the list of proscribed groups.  Read more

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