ISLAMABAD: Jemima Khan caught instant media attention when she made an unexpected appearance at her ex-husband Imran Khan’s press conference at the National Press Club in Islamabad on Thursday.
She was forced to leave the press club after media men surrounded her. The incident caused Imran Khan suspended the press conference while he explained that Jemima had arrived in Pakistan to take part in the movement against US drone attacks which he said were targeting the civilian population in tribal areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Dressed in Shalwar Kameez, the traditional dress of Pakistani women, Jemima expressed solidarity with the victims of the drone attacks.
She has worked for charities, raising funds, and as a human rights campaigner while contributes for British newspapers and magazines.
Imran Khan informed media that Jemima would produce a documentary for a British TV channel on the drone strikes besides participating in his anti-US rally being held in Islamabad on Friday (today). He said her efforts will help highlighting the plight of drone victims among international community.
She will also be giving cameras to tribal leaders, allowing them to gather photographic evidence of drone strikes and their impact.
Jemima has previously faced accusations of smuggling in Pakistan. Despite the dissolution of their marriage, Jemima has continued to support Khan’s political aspirations and participated in rallies.