Islamabad (AFP) – Pakistan’s politicians, including PM hopeful Imran Khan, are mainstreaming extremism by invoking hardline issues like blasphemy to get votes, analysts say, warning the tactic could deepen sectarian fractures and potentially spill into violence. The warnings come as Pakistan confronts anger over a new wave of militant attacks which have killed 175 people […]
Gohar Abbas is an Agence France Presse correspondent in Islamabad. Islamabad, covering Pakistan and Politics. His work has also appeared in Business Insider, Yahoo, France 24, Times of Israel, La Presse, Arab News, ABS-CBN News, Gulf Times, The Citizen (South Africa), and The Peninsula Qatar.