Malik Shahrukh Zeeshan
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In November 2016, a Facebook campaign was launched by the followers of Khadim Hussain Rizvi, against Malik Shahrukh, a Ph.D. researcher who was previously associated with an Islamabad-based diplomatic news publication. Malik was accused of calling the Quran "an ordinary book, produced by Mohammad for economic and political purposes." A video of the local Imam of Sargodha, in which he incited people during the Friday sermon to kill Malik, went viral. Several applications were made to the authorities against Malik, demanding that he be sentenced to death. Authorities could not arrest Malik because he was not in Pakistan at the time. Sources claim that Malik is being framed for criticizing Tahreek-e-Labbaik and its chief.
Malik also campaigns for diplomatic ties between Israel and Pakistan. A fatwa was issued by the Imam of the mosque and later in several other mosques, Imams incited worshipers to kill (behead) Malik for speaking bad about Muhammad and Quran. Later, a video went viral on social media in which a islamic scholar appealed to the public and Pakistan's authorities to find Malik and stone him to death in public.