Altaf Hussain: the man turning up heat on Karachi’s streets from London suburb
Officials claim MQM leader effectively declared war on Pakistani state addressing Karachi rally from his home in the UK capital
Its office is situated next to a chicken grill cafe, a nail bar and a boarded up mock-Tudor pub. But it is from these humble surroundings in #London’s Edgware that the fate of #Pakistan’s biggest and most febrile city is remotely decided.
The office is home to the international secretariat of the Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM), Karachi’s pre-eminent political party that Pakistani authorities accused on Tuesday of staging a bloody mass riot.