Pak: Social activist goes 'missing' following discussion on extremism

ANI
Published Dec 5, 2017, 1:26 pm IST
Updated Dec 5, 2017, 3:52 pm IST
Raza Mahmood attended a discussion session on extremism in context of recent protests in Faizabad and is reported to be missing since then.
Mahmood is associated with Low-Key Lokai that brings people together for dialogues and debates on issues critical for building a peaceful society. (Photo: ANI)
 Mahmood is associated with Low-Key Lokai that brings people together for dialogues and debates on issues critical for building a peaceful society. (Photo: ANI)

Lahore:social activist has gone missing from Pakistan's Lahore city following a discussion session on the topic of extremism in context of a recent sit-in staged by religious parties in Faizabad and state's subsequent capitulation to it.

According to Pakistan Today, social activist Raza Mahmood attended a discussion session on extremism in context of recent protests in Faizabad and is reported to be missing since then.

 

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Mahmood is associated with Low-Key Lokai that brings people together for dialogues and debates on issues critical for building a peaceful society.

He is also a convener of Aghaz-i-Dosti, a friendship initiative to bring Indian and Pakistani students closer.

Raza's brother Hamid Nasir has submitted an application to Naseerabad police for an FIR but the case has not been registered yet.

"Activist Raza Khan has gone missing from his house in Lahore. He helps manage progressive space Low-key Lokai and is the convener of Aghaz-e-Dosti an initiative to bring Indian and Pakistani students closer. His brother filed app but Police has [not] registered FIR as of yet," Political activist and lawyer Mohammed Jibran Nasir wrote on his Facebook page.

Location: Pakistan, Punjab, Lahore




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