AP PHOTOS: Pakistan's religious schools under pressure to show they don't promote extremism

March 5, 2015 7:30 AM

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AP PHOTOS: Pakistan's religious schools under pressure to show they don't promote extremism

In this Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015 photo, a Pakistani student of a madrassa, or Islamic school, looks out through the window of his classroom at a seminary in Islamabad, Pakistan. There’s no exact number of madrassas in Pakistan but estimates put the number in the tens of thousands. They provide food, housing and a religious education to students from around the country. Many teach both male and female students. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen) (The Associated Press)

In this Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015 photo, Pakistani students of a madrassa, or Islamic school, attend their class at a seminary in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Their white skull caps signify that they are students at one of the tens of thousands of religious schools across the country that have become embroiled...

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