A Canadian-Pakistani newspaper is set to host a senior Pakistani politician who ran Jihadi camps from his farmhouse. Sheikh Rasheed, President of Awami Muslim League ran a training camp for Kashmiri separatist militants from his farmhouse on the outskirts of the capital Islamabad.
Rasheed who is a member of Pakistan’s national parliament is set to speak at Swagat Banquet Hall in Mississauga on October 30th. The event is being hosted by Urdu Times, a weekly Urdu language newspaper which came under fire earlier this year for publicizing an event celebrating a blasphemy killer Mumtaz Qadri. Qadri was hanged for killing the former governor of Punjab Salman Taseer.
During a speech, Rasheed who has a history of supporting Islamist parties praised Qadri and called him a ‘Martyr’, while during a tv interview he claimed Qadri was a “political power” that should not be underestimated and that Qadri’s supporters would vote for him. He …