Pakistan: Religious extremists request radio to stop its music programmes



Religious extremists requested radio station to stop playing music

The radio station Dera Radio was asked by unknown callers to stop it’s music programmes for religous reasons

According to the Pakistani newspaper Daily Express the unknown callers gave threatening warnings to the radio station in Dera Ismail Khan in North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan.

In intimidation calls, the radio station was asked to stop its music programme because they are “un-Islamic” and “against shariate”.

The station director of Dera Radio said that the threats would be ignored.


Daily Express – 18 April 2007:
‘Intimidations to Dera Radio station to end music programs’

South Asia Terrorism Portal – countinously updated:
‘North West Frontier Province Timeline – 2007’

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