Azeem Ahmed Tariq

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Azeem Ahmed Tariq (Urdu: عظیم احمد طارق‎) (died 1 May 1993) was a Pakistani politician who was the Chairman of the MQM (Muhajir Qaumi Movement).[1] The party was formed to fight for the rights of the Mohajir people in Sindh, who were immigrants from India during the Indo-Pakistan split.


Tariq was murdered in his Karachi home on May 1, 1993. At around 3 in the morning, intruders came into the house, picked his bedroom lock and fired multiple rounds as he slept on the floor of his drawing room. He is one of several MQM leaders and workers who have been killed over the years.


  1. ^ "Who killed Azeem Tariq?". 2013-08-03. Archived from the original on December 15, 2013. Retrieved 2013-12-12.