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Islamic radicalization in Pakistan poses threat to world, say international experts at UNHRC


Islamic radicalization in Pakistan poses threat to world, say international experts at UNHRC

Geneva (Switzerland), Mar 14 (ANI): Pakistan continues to remain an epicenter of Islamic radicalization, says a group of international experts while speaking on a side event titled 'Growing Extremism in South Asia; Repercussions for the West' held during the 37th session of UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. Organised by Brussels-based European Foundation for South Asian Studies (EFSAS), the event shed light on the cross-over of extremist elements between South Asia and the West.

Professor Paul Stott of University of Leicester said, "Historically, this unfortunately being a very strong cross-over between the Indian sub-continent and the UK in terms of terrorism and certainly in the 1990s, not enough attention was paid to the fact that so many young Britons were coming to Kashmir, for example, them entering Pakistan and attending training camps and going to Afghanistan and joining Taliban there and getting involved in political and religious activities proved to be very problematic inde

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