Name of Organization   SHIA TULBA ACTION COMMITTEE(SAC)

 

Formation  

Established-date: unknown

The organization was formed to safeguard the rights of shia community in Pakistan. The date of formation is unknown. 

 

Leadership   The central leaders of the organization are:

Allama Mirza Yusuf Hussain
Syed Sagheer Abid Razavi
Syed Ali Aosat
Sohail Mirza and
Hasan Sagheer Abidi [1].


Figure 1: Allama Mirza Yousaf with other leaders of (SAC)

 

School of Thought   Shia

Shias consider Hazrat Ali as the first true leader of the Muslim Community. The religious practice of Shia’s revolves around the remembrance of Hazrat Ali’s younger son Hazrat Imam Hussain who was martyred in the city of Karbala in Iraq in the year in 680 Ad [2].

 

Structure of the Organization  

No information is available regarding the structure of the organization.

 

Financial Resources  

Financial resources are unknown.
 

Status  

Proscribed by the state but active. Exact date of proscription is unknown [3].

 

Recruitment tools & demographics  

Recruitment sources are unknown

 

Ideology  

Safeguarding the rights of Shia community.

 

Areas of Operation   Main focus in Gilgit Baltistan

 

Linkages   Unknown
Tools   Unknown
    Audio / Video:
Unknown

Social Media:
Unknown
Facebook:
Unknown
 
 

web site   Not Available
Name Variations   N/A
 

Who they are

Shia Tuleba Action Committee is an organization working for the interests of the Shia Community. They believe the government of Pakistan’s policies to be usually anti-shite and therefore with the help of protests or congregations, they create awareness amongst the masses. The outfit however is accused of promoting anti-sunni sentiments in the quarters and for the same reason it has been banned [4].

History

No information is available.

Organization's Message

The message of the organization is to promote interests of the Shia community.

Target Audience

The organization focuses on the Shia Community.

Tools

Unknown

 
 

Splinter Groups

N/A

 

 

References:

[1] Shia Action Committee rallies challenge ‘Fill Prison’ Movement against anti Shia govt policies, actions. April 1 2013. Daily Messenger. Accessed online   http://dailymessenger.com.pk/pakistan/2013/04/01/shia-action-committee-rallies-challenge-fill-prison-movement-against-anti-shia-govt-policies-actions/  Date  of access 3/12/2013

[2] Blanchard C. M. (2009). Shia Islam: Development and Basic Tenets. Shia Practices and Core Beliefs. January 28, 2009. Congressional Research Service (CRS). Retrieved on: December 27, 2012.Retrieved from: http://www.fas.org/irp/crs/RS21745.pdf.

[3] Shia Action Committee rallies challenge ‘Fill Prison’ Movement against anti Shia govt policies, actions. April 1 2013. Daily Messenger. Accessed online   http://dailymessenger.com.pk/pakistan/2013/04/01/shia-action-committee-rallies-challenge-fill-prison-movement-against-anti-shia-govt-policies-actions/  Date  of access 3/12/2013

[4] Malik directs FIA to inquire ban on Shia website. The Dawn. Retrieved on; December 6th 2013. Retrieved from;

http://x.dawn.com/2012/07/18/malik-directs-fia-to-inquire-ban-on-shia-website/