Pakistan begins seizing charities linked to US-wanted cleric

Pakistan's Interior Ministry issued a notification on Wednesday requiring authorities to immediately seize the assets of Saeed's Jamaat-ud-Dawa organization and Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation. Yahya Mujahid, spokesman for Saeed and his charity, angrily reacted to the seizing of assets and funds by the government, claiming the move was aimed at appeasing the United States. Saeed is known for publicly supporting militant groups fighting Indian rule in Kashmir, which is split between Pakistan and India and is claimed by both.

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