Jamaat Ud Dawah

  • US pressuring Pakistan to act against me, says Hafiz Saeed 26-10-2013 07:32 PM

    Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Mohammad Saeed has claimed the US is demanding that the Pakistan government should take action against him because he had been opposing American drone strikes. "The US is demanding the imposition of a ban on JuD because I am raising my voice on drone strikes. If this...
  • Hafiz Saeed withdraws petition in Lahore High Court 25-09-2013 11:38 PM

    Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Mohammad Saeed on Wednesday withdrew his petition challenging a ban on his organisation collecting hides of animals sacrificed during Eid-ul-Azha. AK Dogar, the counsel for Saeed, requested Lahore High Court Chief Justice Umer Ata Bandial to allow the withdrawal of the petition after the federal government informed...
  • Lahore chowk to be finally named after Bhagat Singh 16-11-2012 02:25 PM

    Lahore: A Pakistani government committee has endorsed the renaming of a roundabout in Lahore after freedom fighter Bhagat Singh despite stiff opposition from extremist groups like the Jamaat-ud-Dawah. About two weeks ago, the City District Government of Lahore had put on hold a move to rename Shadman Chowk after Bhagat...
  • Condemn 26/11 attacks, will face NIA: Hafiz Saeed 03-11-2012 07:06 AM

    New Delhi: Alleged 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed has said that he condemns the attacks and is willing to answer questions by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) that will soon be visiting Pakistan in connection with the ongoing trial in the case. This is the first time that...
  • JuD derails plan to rename Lahore chowk after Bhagat Singh 01-11-2012 11:14 AM

    Lahore: Giving in to the pressure from hardline groups like the Jamaat-ud-Dawah and a section of local residents, a move to rename a roundabout here in Pakistan after freedom fighter Bhagat Singh has been put on hold. The City District Government of Lahore had announced last month that Shadman Chowk...
  • Pak NATO attack: JuD calls for jihad against US 28-11-2011 08:40 AM

    New Delhi: Hundreds gathered outside the American consulate in Karachi in Pakistan to protest against a NATO air attack that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers. The Jamaat-ud-Dawah and Jamaat-e-Islami have called for jihad if the US does not vacate the Shamsi airbase in 15 days. The US has said that that...
  • JuD organises rally against MFN status to India 25-11-2011 08:48 AM

    Lahore: The Jamaat-ud-Dawah, blamed for the 2008 Mumbai attacks, on Thursday organised a rally to protest the Pakistan government's move to give Most Favoured Nation-status to India. JuD leaders who addressed the rally accused India of being behind shortage of water that is affecting Pakistani farmers. Several farmers riding tractors...
  • JuD threatens stir over MFN status to India 19-11-2011 07:31 PM

    Islamabad: The Jamaat-ud-Dawah, blamed for the 2008 Mumbai attacks, has threatened to organise a sit-in protest at the Wagah land border crossing if Pakistan grants Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India. JuD leaders, including Ameer Hamza, Hasnain Siddique and Hafiz Khalid Waleed, issued the warning while addressing a gathering...
  • 26/11: Pakistan drops JuD from terror list 07-11-2011 08:23 AM

    Islamabad: The Jamaat-ud-Dawah, a front organisation for LeT which carried out the 2008 Mumbai attacks, is not included in a new list of 31 banned extremist and terrorist groups released by Pakistan's Interior Ministry. The Interior Ministry released the list of banned organisations on Saturday as part of efforts to...
  • Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief vows to enter India 25-07-2011 06:21 PM

    Lahore: Making provocative comments again, Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed has vowed to enter India through Jammu and Kashmir. Saeed, the founder of the banned Lashkar-e-Taiba and blamed by India for masterminding the 2008 Mumbai attacks, said, "From the door of Kashmir we will launch Gazwah-e-Hind (battle for Hindustan)". Addressing...
  • India's peace talks with Pak not sincere: Saeed 06-03-2011 10:10 PM

    Islamabad: Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed on Sunday claimed that India wants to "weaken the freedom movement" in Jammu and Kashmir under the pretext of talks with Pakistan. "India is not sincere with Pakistan in talks. The fact is that India, under the pretext of dialogue, wants to weaken the...