Maulana Fazlur Rehman, head of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam party delivers a speech during an anti-govt march in Islamabad on Sunday.
A Pakistani cleric who galvanised tens of thousands of followers to march on Islamabad is considering his next move after a deadline he imposed for the prime minister to resign passed without Imran Khan stepping down.
Maulana Fazlur Rehman says he’ll meet with opposition politicians on Monday to consider next steps.
Rehman’s followers, many of them students of his religious schools, marched last week from the southern port city of Karachi to Islamabad where they have since camped out on the city’s outskirts for three days.
Rehman accuses Khan of bad governance and demands the government follow strict Islamic laws. Khan has ignored the protesters’ demands.
Tens of thousands of supporters of an Islamist political party are staging a protest camp in Pakistan’s capital, where authorities are using shipping containers and riot police to block access to key government buildings.
Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has dismissed India’s ‘all is well’ in occupied Kashmir mantra as “deceptive.” He was speaking at a seminar on ‘Annexation of Occupied Kashmir by Modi’s India:
Cities around Pakistan came to a standstill on Friday as tens of thousands of people poured onto the streets in a government-led demonstration of solidarity with the disputed region of Kashmir, after India revoked its autonomy this month.
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