posted on Jul, 29 2005 @ 03:59 PM
This is a major move in the right direction to help curb terrorism. It is widely understood that the madrassas, or muslim religious schools have been
the source of many of the hard-core terrorists that have brought so much death and destruction upon the world.
RAWALPINDI, Pakistan - Foreign students attending Islamic religious schools in Pakistan will be ordered to leave as part of a drive to stamp out
terrorism and religious extremism, Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf said on Friday.
Security forces have detained more than 600 people in the past week after Musharraf ordered a crackdown on militant groups, mosques and religious
schools, or madrassas.
Speaking to foreign correspondents at his residence as chief of army staff in the garrison city of Rawalpindi, Musharraf said he wanted foreign
[edit on 7/29/2005 by centurion1211]