Pakistan protests - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Pakistan protests


Pakistan PM Khan leads nationwide protests over Kashmir

Aug 30, 2019 - 6:47 PM

Prime Minister Imran Khan addresses the nation and vows to continue fighting for Kashmir until the disputed Himalayan territory is 'liberated'

PROTEST. People wave national Pakistan flags and the flags of Pakistan-controlled Kashmir on the arrival of Prime Minister Imran Khan before his address to the nation outside the Prime Minister Secretariat building in Islamabad on August 30, 2019. Photo by Aamir Qureshi/AFP

Thousands of Pakistan protesters press demands

Aug 17, 2014 - 10:09 PM

The protesters call on the arrest of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Meanwhile politicians want to keep protests from escalating into violence that can endanger the country s democracy

OPPOSITION LEADER. Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan gestures as he leads a protest march to Islamabad against the country's Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz-led government in Wazirabad in eastern Punjab province on August 15. Photo by Asif Hassan/AFP

Clashes as Pakistan anti-government marches advance on capital

Aug 16, 2014 - 12:06 AM

Khan and preacher Tahir ul Qadri say the May 2013 general election that brought Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to power in a landslide was rigged and are demanding he resign and hold new polls

PROTEST. Pakistani Police stand guard in front of the containers to block roads to the capital Islamabad as security has been intensified ahead of the planned anti-government protest, in Islamabad, Pakistan on August 15. Photo by Sohail Shahzad/EPA