Pakistan: Police rescue chained students from madrasa

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December 13, 2011
Los Angeles Times    
Posted in News

"Pakistani police rescued about 68 students from an Islamic seminary in Karachi, several of whom were reportedly chained in a basement, denied food and pressured to join the Taliban, officials said Tuesday. ... At least two staff members at the Madrasa Zakarya were arrested, although the leader of the seminary in Karachi's Sohrab Goth neighborhood reportedly escaped. The Interior Ministry has ordered an investigation." (12/13/11)  

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