Thousands of islamist protesters gathered today in the Pakistani capital, Islamabad. They are demanding the resignation of the government of prime minister Imran Khan. Many of them have spent many days by Pakistan, travelled to the nation’s capital.
For the second day in a row the schools are closed, and to stun the big traffic jams in the city. As over 17,000 police officers have been mobilised to maintain law and order. In spite of the blockade of some major roads are closed due to piles of shipping containers, were the protesters in the morning, through the town, coming in, waiting for instructions from their leaders, before the Friday prayer.
“We are protesting for the incompetent leaders back home to send it. Our people are out of work and factories closed,” said Abu Saeed Khan, in Peshawar, in the north-west, the capital, almost 200 miles from Home. “We need to make sure that they have the power to lose,” said another protester, Anas Khan.
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The Mars Azadi” (“March to freedom”) led by maulana – a title of honor in islam – Fazlur Rehman, who is at the head of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F), one of the largest islamic party in the country. The main rival to the prime minister, Imran Khan is calling for his resignation, and the organization of the new “free and frequent” elections.
One, however, had to know that he will not resign, and the government is warning that they will be chaos in the streets will not be tolerated.