(From BBC Monitoring International Reports)
The following is a selection of quotes from editorials published in 19 Aug editions of Urdu-language Pakistan newspapers available to BBCM.
Raid on religious seminary
Islam [Muzaffarabad; Islamist]:
Islamabad police raided Jamia Faridia [a religious seminary] to arrest renowned religious scholars Maulana Abdul Aziz and Maulana Abdur Rashid on Tuesday night. The police and secret agencies are using the link with Al-Qa'idah as tool for harassing political opponents. It is interesting that the secret agencies have arrested some workers of the Pakistan People's Party on the allegations of links with …