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Followers of Ultra-Right Pakistani Cleric Clash with Police

Pakistan on Saturday detained scores of protesters in a continuing crackdown against followers of a hard-line Islamic cleric who led three days of protests over blasphemy laws and whose arrest overnight triggered violent clashes with police. Members of cleric Khadim Hussain Rizvi’s Tehreek-e-Labbaik (TLP) party had shut down major cities in protest earlier this month at the acquittal of a Christian woman who had spent eight years on death row on blasphemy charges. At least five people...

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