Tehrik-E-Jafria

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Jody Cletus
Plaispublishing, Dec 5, 2011 - Political Science - 160 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Tehrik-e-Jafria or Tehrik-e-Jafria-e-Pakistan (TJP, literally Movement for Shia Law) was a Shia militant group in Pakistan, which was founded in 1979. It's creation coincided with the enforcement of controversial Islamic laws by then President of Pakistan, General Mohammad Zia-ul-Haq. At the same time, 1979 Iranian Revolution in Shi'a Iran added extra confidence and comfort in the movement. It was formerly known as Tehrik-e Nefaz-e Fiqh-e Jafria. Allama Arif Hussain al-Hussaini, a student of Ayatollah Khomeini who founded the Iranian Revolution, was the group's leader.

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