Ahlu Sunna Wal Jama (ASWJ)/Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistan (SSP) Terrorist Organizations // Ahlu Sunna Wal Jama (ASWJ)/Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistan (SSP)



The Sipah-e Sahaba (SSP) was formally established in 1985 in Pakistan's central Punjab province. SSP is rooted in the culture of Islam and the sectarian strife related to differences among Islamists over the successor to the prophet Mohammed. These centuries-old disputes were re-kindled in 1985 and 1990 in statements issued by SSP leaders. While the Sunni population of Pakistan is close to 80 percent, minority Shi'ite landowners have controlled large segments of agricultural property,...

 

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