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MQM Chief Altaf Hussain

Altaf Hussain is a famous exiled Pakistani politician who currently lives in Britain. Hussain’s large and extended family was amongst the millionsof Indian citizens who emigrated to the newly formed Pakistan, collectively referred to as Muhajir. After he finished his university degrees and spent a year working as a trainee, he entered politics, determined to advocate for his fellow Muhajirs, who felt cheated and left out from important roles in the government.

Following the creation of his own Muhajir political party, Hussain soon fell afoul of the divisive and often violent political situation in his homeland, and hundreds of his fellow party members died in clashes with government forces. Eventually forced to flee to Great Britain, he has retained political control of his party and home city, back in Pakistan. Despite being exiled for more than 20 years, he continues to play a dominant role in his home nation’s politics via telephonic addresses to large rallies. Following serious criminal accusations and allegations of connections to terrorism, he has been arrested numerous times. As his home country of Pakistan struggles to find its democratic footing, Hussain remains a divisive figure, the beloved hero of the Muhajir community and the avowed enemy of much of the ruling elite

Qadri invites Altaf for tomorrow’s APC

LAHORE: Chief of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT), Dr Tahir ul Qadri held a telephonic conversation with Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chief, Altaf Hussain and invited him for attending the PAT-hosted all parties conference (APC) to be held on Sunday (tomorrow) - ARY News reports. Dr Tahir ul Qadri told Altaf Hussain that this APC is being held over the incident that occurred on June 17 in Model Town, Lahore, which claimed 12 lives and scores of others were injured. He told that all the political parties of the country have…

Scotland Yard ends investigations against Altaf Hussain over PTI complaints

LONDON: The Scotland Yard has announced to end the investigations of incitement of hatred and violence by ¬†Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chief, Altaf Hussain in his speech, as was alleged in the complaints registered by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) workers and supporters - ARY News reports. According to details, the Scotland Yard said on Wednesday that there was no offensive act found in the speech of the MQM Chief, Altaf Hussain during the protest against alleged poll-rigging and killing of a PTI leader Zahra Shahid…

Babar Ghouri visits Altaf Hussain at Wellington Hospital

LONDON: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader, Babar Ghouri has said that his party has all the relevant details of the amount found at MQM offices in London. He added that the action taken in London is a conspiracy and in the end MQM Chief, Altaf Hussain will stand triumphant - ARY News reports. According to details, Babar Ghouri visited MQM Chief, Altaf Hussain at Wellington Hospital here on Thursday. Talking to media later, he labeled the case against Altaf Hussain as a conspiracy and said that MQM Chief's team of legal…