182 madrasas closed in Pakistan for promoting extremism
February 08, 2016
Since December 2014, the Pakistani government has closed 182 madrassas, or Muslim schools, for promoting extremism, according to an AsiaNews report.
The closings have followed the Peshawar school massacre, the deadliest terrorist incident in the nation’s history.
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- Pakistan shut down 182 madrassas since Peshawar massacre (AsiaNews.it)
- Leading Pakistani bishop: the Taliban ‘will stop at nothing now’ (CWN, 12/18/14)
- 2014 Peshawar school massacre (Wikipedia)
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