What does the unbanning of TLP mean for Pakistan?

TLP’s rise and its increasing far-right influence on the country’s politics points towards a further weakening of the structures of governance under PM Imran Khan and his government

November 10, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

On November 6, Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan removed the ban on the right-wing extremist political party, Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP). This comes after TLP organised massive violent protests in which over 20 people were killed. With the socio-economic conditions in Pakistan worsening, TLP’s rise and its increasing far-right influence on the country’s politics points towards a further weakening of the structures of governance under PM Imran Khan and his government.

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