Jamaat Ud Dawah

  • US pressuring Pakistan to act against me, says Hafiz Saeed October 26, 2013

    JamaatudDawah 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 is...
  • Hafiz Saeed withdraws petition in Lahore High Court September 25, 2013

    JamaatudDawah chief Hafiz Mohammad Saeed on Wednesday withdrew his petition challenging a ban on his organisation collecting hides of animals sacrificed during EidulAzha. 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 the...
  • Lahore chowk to be finally named after Bhagat Singh November 16, 2012

    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 JamaatudDawah. 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 November 3, 2012

    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 November 1, 2012

    Lahore: Giving in to the pressure from hardline groups like the JamaatudDawah 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 would...
  • Hafiz Saeed and supporters rally against US bounty April 6, 2012

    Lahore/Islamabad: Religious parties and groups on Friday held protests in different parts of Pakistan to condemn the announcement of USD 10 million bounty on the head of JamaatudDawah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed. Saeed was himself present at a big protest gathering outside the JuD head office Jamia Markaz alQadsia in Lahore...
  • Pak hardline coalition asks Zardari to cancel India visit April 5, 2012

    Lahore: The DefaePakistan Council, a conglomerate of hardline groups, on Thursday asked President Asif Ali Zardari to cancel his trip to India to protest the USD 10 million bounty offered by the US for JamaatudDawah chief Hafiz Mohammed Saeed. The DPC, a conglomerate of over 40 hardline and extremist groups cobbled...
  • Hafiz Saeed dares US to take him out like Osama April 4, 2012

    Islamabad: A combative Hafiz Mohammad Saeed, JamaatudDawah chief, on Wednesday dared the US to carry out a military raid against him like the one that killed Osama bin Laden, saying he was not hiding and would inform the Americans himself about his whereabouts. Saeed made the remarks while addressing a news...
  • JuD beefs up security at Hafiz Saeed's house April 3, 2012

    Lahore: The JamaatudDawah beefed up security at the residence of its chief Hafiz Mohammad Saeed in the Pakistani city of Lahore after the US announced a 10million dollar bounty for the man accused of masterminding the 2008 Mumbai attacks. Besides nine policemen from Punjab Police deployed at Saeed's twostorey home at...
  • Pak NATO attack: JuD calls for jihad against US November 28, 2011

    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 it...
  • JuD organises rally against MFN status to India November 25, 2011

    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 participated in...
  • JuD threatens stir over MFN status to India November 19, 2011

    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 at...
  • 26/11: Pakistan drops JuD from terror list November 7, 2011

    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 July 25, 2011

    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 a meeting...
  • India's peace talks with Pak not sincere: Saeed March 6, 2011

    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...
  • Pak extends JuD chief Hafiz Saeed's detention January 11, 2009

    Islamabad: Pakistani authorities have extended by two months the detention of Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Mohammed Saeed and seven other activists of the front organisation of Lashkar-e-Toiba, blamed for the Mumbai terrorist attacks. A spokesman for the Punjab government told reporters that the province's home department had on Saturday extended the detention...