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Resurgence of Pakistan's religious right

A new movement of extremist groups in Pakistan is gathering support, calling for an end to the country's alliance with the West.

Difa-e-Pakistan, or Defence of Pakistan, is an alliance of right-wing religious organisations - many of them operating under new names after being banned.

The BBC's Shoaib Hasan speaks to Maulana Khalil, one of the movement's key figures - and a former close friend and ally of Osama Bin Laden.

  • 21 Feb
  • From the section Asia
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