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Will sectarian violence end in Pakistan?

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Supporters of the Imamia Students Organisation (ISO) and the Majlis-e-Wahdat-e-Muslimeen (MWM) religious group attend a protest against the bomb blasts in Quetta
Supporters of the Imamia Students Organisation (ISO) and the Majlis-e-Wahdat-e-Muslimeen (MWM) religious group attend a protest against the bomb blasts in Quetta Reuters/Mani Rana

The Shiite Muslim victims of one of the worst sectarian attacks in Pakistan last week were buried on Monday. As a protest against insecurity, their families had refused to follow Muslim tradition and bury the corpses within the hours following their death. The central government in Pakistan has sacked the chief minister of Baluchistan province and his government in a bid to end the dissent. Will the violence end? RFI asked Tahir Amin, a leading political analyst at Quaid-é-Azam University in Islamabad.

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