(LIVE) Islamabad protests: Imran asks Nawaz, Zardari to declare their actual assets

Court directs children should immediately be removed from sit-ins


Web Desk/Our Correspondents September 21, 2014

ISLAMABAD/ LAHORE/ KARACHI: The protests by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) and the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) workers has entered its sixth week with an end to the impasse no where in sight.

The government has been reassured by the Parliament as a resolution backing democracy and the incumbents was unanimously approved, as focus inevitably moves more towards the raging floods elsewhere in the country.

On the other hand, the Opposition's Political Jirga - which had been touted as the last hope of an amicable resolution to the impasse - has decided to only meet with heads of the protesting parties to carry forward negotiations after last weeks's abortive attempts.

For their part, both Imran Khan and Dr Tahirul Qadri remain rooted their demands. Having termed Nawaz Sharif as untrustworthy while and 'exposing' his 'corruption' before thousands every evening, PTI and PAT are now gearing up to announce their next course of action.
KEY DEVELOPMENTS

- Imran says when they say "Go Nawaz Go" they actually mean "Go Nizam Go"

- Police move out of schools in Islamabad 

Read all our coverage of PTI’s Azadi March here and the Inqilab March here. Updates of the Islamabad protests from September 15-20 can be found here.



September 30, 12:40am

As part of their protest against the alleged rustication of a student who chanted 'Go Nawaz Go' during a federal minister' speech, hackers defaced a web page of Preston University’s official website.

The webpage carried a message from the hackers Mujahid Sheroze and Muhammad Bilal, where they claimed that they had hacked the page over the expulsion of a student.

It had been reported that a student who shouted 'Go Nawaz Go' during minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal's speech had been expelled.

The hackers warned that they will leak personal information Dr Abul Basit if the expelled student is not restored.

However, the university has refuted allegations that it had expelled the student. In a statement on the un-defaced main page of the site, the university say the student in question had not been expelled and was still attending classes.



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September 29, 9:54pm

Imran Khan while addressing 'Azadi' sit-in asks Nawaz Sharif, Asif Zardari to declare their actual assets.

"Not only do Nawaz and Zardari hide their assets, the money they make from corruption is siphoned out of Pakistan."

He urges his supporters to email the ECP asking them to make public details of assets of parliamentarians on its website.

Responding to a question on whether Imran will bring Dr Afia Siddiqi back to Pakistan once he comes in to power, the PTI chief shied away from a direct answer. Instead, Imran launched into a tirade against previous regimes, asking what kind of government hands over a woman and her small children to another country. Without takeing the name of former President Pervaiz Musharraf, under whose regime Afia was handed over to the US, Imran said when PTI comes into power, they will hold to account all those responsible for handing Afia over to the US.

PM Nawaz Sharif's assets details as of June 2013 can be viewed here.

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September 29, 4:45pm

Justice Athar Minallah suspended Section 144 imposed in the federal capital until the next hearing of the case on October 1, during the hearing of a case in Islamabad High Court regarding PTI’s petition against the imposition of Section 144 claiming it was an illegal measure, Express News reports.

In light of Islamabad deputy commissioner’s statement that he did not give PTI permission to stage a sit-in in front of Parliament House, Justice Minallah says the sit-in appears to be “illegal.”

“If proven that the sit-in is legal, the government will bear the expenses otherwise, PTI will.”

Further, the justice adds that children should immediately be removed from the sit-ins to avoid any harm to them.

Urging the PTI to seek Parliament for political questions, the justice says they will only hear questions pertaining to the law.

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September 29, 2:05pm

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says the entire Parliament and the nation stands on one side while a handful of elements stand on the other, while talking to media representatives in London.

“Those staging sit-ins are doing their work while the government will continue to function without any detraction,” the premier asserts.

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September 29, 1:54pm

Pakistan Peoples Party leader Qamar Zaman Kaira, hitting out at Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan says, "Imran Khan, in his speeches, is talking about electoral democracy, which is something we also worked for during our term."

He further states that the PPP had also tried to work towards free and fair elections, adding, "Khan sb, you alone cannot resolve the issues of this country, that is not democracy."

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September 29, 8:30am

Schools in Islamabad, which were previously occupied by police, have opened after 45 days, Express News reports.



September 28, 9:40pm

Imran Khan's motorcade has left the rally grounds in Lahore.




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September 28, 8:30pm

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan begins his address at Minar-e-Pakistan in Lahore.

“I fear that Nawaz, after looking at the crowd today, will immediately resign. But I want him to stay a little longer so that my movement can spread to every corner of the country,” he says.

Imran says PM Nawaz did PTI a favour by summoning a joint session of Parliament since it revealed the real faces of parliamentarians.

“The difference between Nawaz and me is that I built myself, I was not brought up by General Ziaul Haq,” says the PTI chief as he refutes claims that he has been staging a sit-in on ‘someone’s’ directions.

Imran claims they have established a world record by staging a sit-in for 45 consecutive days.

“Even the Election Commission of Pakistan has admitted that ballot papers were published unlawfully at the last minute.”

Imran demands that the ECP should immediately publish form XIV on its website. “If the ECP does not publish form XIV, it will mean that ECP too was involved in the 'match fixing' of the elections.”

“The ECP has conceded that returning officers were not under its control,” he adds.

"On Thurdsay I will go to Mianwali and after that I will go to Multan."



Express News screengrab of PTI chairman Imran Khan.

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September 28, 7:00pm



PTI supporters gather at Minar-e-Pakistan in Lahore. PHOTO: SHAFIQ MALIK/ EXPRESS

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September 28, 3:40pm

PTI chairperson Imran Khan says today’s rally in Lahore will be historic, while talking to media representatives in Islamabad before leaving for the cultural capital.

“We will celebrate Eidul Azha on Azadi Chowk,” Imran reiterates.

The PTI chairperson adds that he will keep holding rallies in different parts of the country and will return to his sit-in in the federal capital in the evening.

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September 28, 3:45am

“If top Indian politician Jayalalitha can be sent to jail for corruption, then why can’t we ask Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif how he has built a multi-billion-rupee empire,” said Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan.

read the full story here.



September 27, 12:15pm


Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Vice Chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi, speaking to reporters in Lahore, says that there will be a historic gathering at Minar-e-Pakistan on Sunday, Express News reports.

Referring to the sit-ins, he says the protests will continue and move forward to Lahore, Multan and other cities and towns.

"We will make our way to Sindh and meet the people there. They are tired of corruption," he continues.

PTI is having wheels placed on their containers to enable them to travel through cities and towns, the vice chairperson mentions.

When questioned about the date of the containers making their way to other cities, Qureshi says party chief will declare the dates in his press conference.

He concludes by outlining that every other party has a family culture, whereas PTI have internal democracy.

September 26, 9:39pm


Imran says is addressing 'Azadi' sit-in, says if he comes into power, will not leave the country till 110m Pakistanis are raised above poverty line.

"If a person does not give up on hope, one cannot be defeated."

Imran says they can make 'Naya Pakistan' by bringing justice, ending corruption, adopting austerity and improving the police.

The second of three ways to create 'Naya Pakistan' is to focus on providing better education, he adds.

"The third way is by making Pakistan an Islamic welfare state," says the PTI chairman.

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September 26, 3:16pm

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Javed Hashmi says he has submitted his resignation in order to strengthen the electoral system.

Hashmi says he will contest the by-elections, adding if he wins and gains the support of various parties such as the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), he will not follow their policies but work to strengthen democracy.

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September 26, 2:09pm

The Sindh Assembly, during a session, adopted a resolution against the ongoing sit-ins staged in Islamabad by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT), Express News reports.

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September 26, 10:25am

While addressing his supporters, Imran says when they say "Go Nawaz Go" they actually mean "Go Nizam Go".

He says that PM Nawaz will be welcomed with "Go Nawaz Go" slogans in New York.

Speaking about corrupt leaders of the country, the PTI chief says a handful of corrupt people are making the nation pay with inflation and blood.

"Status quo can be defeated with the power of people," he adds.

During his address, Imran requests his supporters to promise that they will not tolerate any sort of oppression.

The PTI chairperson also reveals that his party is making a website which will have the names of all policemen allegedly involved in illegal detention and torture of protesters, adding that if he comes into power he will make sure that they are punished so that in the future no one will have the courage to oppress someone.

"You have to come in the evening today as it is a war for your future," he further states, requesting his supporters to arrive at the sit-in.

He also says "the protest in Lahore on Sunday will break every record of sit-ins."

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September 26, 9:52am

Police who had occupied educational institutions in Islamabad have now vacated all premises, Express News reports.

Security personnel had arrived in the federal capital from across Pakistan to ensure security during the anti-government sit-ins and were living in government schools during the summer vacations.

However, the schools were not reopened even though the holidays ended over a month ago.

Academic activities are likely to resume from tomorrow now that police have vacated the buildings.

Islamabad High Court had issued orders for immediate removal of police from state-run schools.




September 25, 4:17pm

PTI Punjab President Ejaz Chaudhry says that the government has not allowed the party to hold a sit-in at Minar-e-Pakistan, Express News reports.

He says that this a ploy by the government to stop the sit-in from taking place.

Moreover, he says that they will organise the sit-in at the premier's residence if the government doesn't change its decision.

However, our correspondent Abdul Mannan says that the district government has granted permission to PTI to hold the sit-in at Minar-e-Pakistan on September 28.

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September 25, 01:20pm

PPP's Rehman Malik says that the jirga has been continuously appealing to PTI, PAT and the government to continue negotiations and resolve the outstanding issues.

"Please be friendly with each other and work according to the Constitution of Pakistan," Malik urges.

Adamant to end the political deadlock, Malik says the jirga will do its level best to have the parties sit down and discuss their issues again as the country is in danger.

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September 25, 01:15pm

Jamaat-i-Islami ameer Sirajul Haq further reaffirmed points made by Bizenjo, adding that the whole country is worried about the political situation.

He claims that the job of the jirga is a difficult one but they are doing their best to end this deadlock.

He refers to the power share deal signed by Ashraf Ghani and rival Abdullah Abdullah in the Afghanistan election and questions why Pakistan cannot come to a similar conclusion.

Concluding his address he urges PAT, PTI and the government to think with clear minds and begin negotiations again.

"We are with the people of this nation and with the Constitution of Pakistan," Haq says.

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September 25, 01:10pm

Members of the opposition Jirga addressed the media in Islamabad today, Express News reports.

Acting President of Nationalist Party Senator Mir Hasil Bizenjo emphasises the importance of negotiations to resolve the current political deadlock.

"No situation can be resolved without negotiations," Bizenjo states.

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September 25, 12:29pm

The Lahore High Court ordered the release of 36 PTI and PAT workers who were arrested for their alleged involvement in attack on PTV headquarters on September 1.

As per the court order, the suspects should be released in an hour without payment of surety bonds.

The court said the party workers were arrested on suspicion and security forces have failed to provide strong evidence against them.



September 24, 9:45pm

Imran Khan while addressing 'Azadi' sit-in participants says in 'Naya Pakistan', their challenge will be to raise the 110 million people out of poverty.

He reiterates his refrain of not ending his protest till Nawaz Sharif resigns.

"Publicly the PML-N and PPP are adversaries but privately they are brothers."

PTI chief says the real 'London Plan' was called Charter of Democracy which would allow PML-N and PPP to rule via mutual agreement.

"In the 'London Plan' it was decided that they [PML-N and PPP] will together form NAB which will not touch cases of Nawaz, Khursheed Shah," he says.

He claims that the only reason Asif Ali Zardari is not asking Nawaz Sharif to resign is because of their 'London Plan'.

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September 24, 5:55pm

Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid on Wednesday urged PTI chief Imran Khan to bring his grievances about the 2013 election to Parliament, while presenting a fact-sheet titled ‘The Truth behind PTI’s allegations’.

“Parliament is the only platform to raise your issues in a democratic system,” said Rashid, while addressing a joint press conference with Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and Minister of State for Information Technology Anusha Rehman in Islamabad.

Read the full story here.

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September 24, 3:38pm

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said those who wanted to push the country backwards have failed to do so, in an apparent reference to the protesting parties, PTI and PAT, while talking to media representatives in London.


“The London plan has flopped and its fate is before the nation,” the premier said, referring to a meeting in London between PTI chairman Imran Khan and PAT chief Dr Tahirul Qadri in which they allegedly discussed the plan to stage a sit-in to overthrow the incumbent government.


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September 24, 12:10pm

Police personnel, who were flown to Islamabad from different parts of Pakistan for ensuring security, have occupied  three more schools in the federal capital.

These officers have been living in various schools in Islamabad since the anti-government protests started on August 14, disrupting academic activities in the city.

Parents, students and teachers have been protesting against police presence inside schools, however, no action has been taken to relocate the security officers.


Express News screengrab of students protesting in Islamabad.


While speaking to Express News, JI Chief Sirajul Haq stresses that it is the government's responsibility to take charge of this situation.

He suggests that the government should get a court order that prohibits police from occupying schools. "It is the govermment’s responsibility to provide students with quality education," says Haq.

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September 24, 2:28am





September 23, 10:24pm



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September 23, 10:20pm

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Tuesday welcomed the Post-Election Review report published by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), claiming it validates their claims of the May 2013 general elections being rigged. He also threatened to register a complaint against the acting National Database Regulatory Authority (NADRA) under Article 6 for allegedly trying to change results.

Read the full story here.

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September 23, 6:00pm

PTI vice chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi says the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has accepted shortcomings and discrepancies in the May 2013 general elections in its report made public today.

“The ECP acknowledges problems in printing of ballot papers,” Qureshi says reading the ECP’s report, while talking to media representatives in Islamabad.

Explaining that two days before the elections, printers in Urdu Bazaar were hired to print thousands of extra ballot papers, the PTI vice chairman says, “Besides Imran Khan, a lot of people questioned the authenticity of the elections.”

“The report highlights shortcomings of the interim government as well,” he adds.

Further, Qureshi questions why the report was hidden from the nation for nine months as it was published in December 2013. He adds the PTI’s stance has been strengthened by this report.

However, the Election Commission of Pakistan has denied publishing this report, Express News reports.

The ECP claims it was a mere compilation of complaints sent to the commission against the elections.



Express News screengrab of PTI vice chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi.

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September 23, 5:34pm

Hamza Shahbaz, leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and son of Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif, slamming Pakistan Teherek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan says, "He should build a 'naya' Pakistan in K-P first, then talk about the entire country."

He further says the truth will soon be exposed to the public.

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September 23, 3:44pm

Speaker of the National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq summons Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan on October 13 for verification of resignations, Express News reports.

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September 23, 2:15pm

Responding to JI chief Sirajul Haq’s request to delay the acceptance of PTI MNAs resignations, NA speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq on Tuesday said he cannot delay the acceptance process any further.



September 22, 10:30pm

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Vice President Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Monday that his party is still ready to hold talks with the government, Express News reported.

Talking to Express News anchor Javed Chaudhry on his show ‘Kal Tak’, the PTI vice president said, “We are still ready talks with government but it all depends on their intentions.” Qureshi said that the government had yet to show seriousness in their talks.

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September 22, 10:14pm

In an attempt to educate to educate the masses of their rights, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Monday announced the launch of their ‘Azadi Volunteer Programme’ as he slated another rally, this time in Lahore on Sunday.

While addressing the sit-in on the 40th day of their protest, Imran announced that they have launched a text-based service to bring awareness among the people on what ‘freedom’ is.

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September 22, 9:26pm

Pakistan Awami Tehrik has said that its movement is moving towards the endgame after 40-day long sit-in in Islamabad, and the next 72 hours are crucial for its decisive conclusion, our correspondent Peer Muhammad reports.

Umar Ayaz Abbasi, PAT’s deputy secretary information stated this while elaborating the speech delivered by Dr Tahirul Qadri on Monday.

The PAT chief had announced that the revolution would now be converted into a massive storm within three days. Abbasi said the next 72 hours are crucial for their movement the dharna is moving towards its ‘decisive conclusion’.

“We hope the Nawaz government will fall within 72 hours,” he said, adding that an important meeting of PAT’s Central Working Committee is scheduled for tonight, where important decision about the endgame of ‘dharna’ will be taken. .....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

September 22, 9:23pm

PTI's Shireen Mazari tweets about the party's Lahore rally on September 28.

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September 22, 9:08pm

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf announces to hold a rally at Minar-e-Pakistan, Lahore on September 28, Express News reported.

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September 22, 8:03pm

PTI intends to a protest outside the UN office in New York during PM Nawaz Sharif’s speech in the General Assembly on September 26.



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September 22, 6:35pm

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has served Javed Hashmi, the party’s disgruntled leader and president, with a show-cause notice.

According to the copy of the notice available with The Express Tribune, Hashmi has been suspended from the party on account of repeated statements against PTI. Further, he has been asked to present himself before a disciplinary committee on September 29.



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September 22, 5:40pm

National Assembly (NA) Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq summoned on Monday Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Members of the National Assembly (MNA) who had submitted their resignations from the National Assembly earlier, Express News reports.

Sadiq has written a letter to PTI leaders Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Asad Umar, Arif Alvi, Shireen Mazari, Ali Muhammad and Munazza Hassan to appear before him to verify the signatures on their resignation letters. Read the full story here.

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September 22, 12:40am

Pakistan Peoples Party patron-in-chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari indirectly called PTI chief Imran Khan and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri ‘politicians of the establishment’. Read the full story here.

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September 22, 12:40am

After addressing his party workers in Karachi, PTI chief Imran Khan announces to hold a similar rally in Lahore soon, our correspondent Azam Khan reports.

Addressing the sit-in protesters at D-Chowk on Sunaday evening, Imran says after Karachi’s successful rally, he will hold a similar protest rally in Lahore.

PTI chief warns the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif that he will face difficulty during his upcoming visit to New York. “It is better for you to tender resignation in national interest,” he adds.

Imran says most of the cab drivers in New York are Pakistanis and ‘they will receive you from airport to UN Headquarters.’ Questioning the utility of recent joint session of Parliament, Imran claims that Rs80,000 per minute were spent on the joint session of Parliament.



September 21, 9:45pm

Talking to media in his home town Multan, disgruntled PTI leader Javed Hashmi claims that almost one billion rupees have so far been spent on the sit-in in Islamabad, Express News reports.

Hashmi says by the time he left the sit-in, almost Rs300 million had been spent. Claiming that Rs45 million have been spent on DJ Butt only, Hashmi says this money should have been spent on flood victims.

He adds that Imran is an innocent man and everyone is trying to take advantage of him. "I believe in giving sacrifices in politics, ask people like Shah Mehmood Qureshi to spend a week in jail, they would take it as an insult."

He further says that Nawaz Sharif and Shahbaz Sharif are cowards who have no moral courage to contact him.

"I was told that Governor Punjab Chaudhry Sarwar was also present at the London meeting between Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri; however, cannot confirm this," adds Hashmi.

Later on, refuting the Hashmi’s claim that he was involved in ‘London plan’, Punjab Governor Chaudhry Sarwar says, “Neither I was the part of any such plan, nor I have any evidence of any such meeting between Imran and Qadri.” ......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

September 21, 8:45pm

Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid says the PTI chairman has only promoted the politics of confrontation in the country and tried to divert attention of the nation from the floods and Operation Zarb-e-Azb, Radio Pakistan reports.

“Imran Khan could not deliver in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa during the last 14 months,” Rashid alleges while holding him responsible for the postponement in trips of foreign dignitaries.

“Imran Khan did not inform the nation about his plan to derail democracy in the country and is lying about meeting PAT chief Dr Tahirul Qadri in London.” ......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

September 21, 7:15pm

Express News screengrab of people in the crowd burning their electricity bill as part of the civil disobedience movement.

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September 21, 7:05pm



Fireworks at the PTI protest. PHOTO: RABIA ALI ......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

September 21, 6:35pm

PTI chairman Imran Khan addressed a crowd of roughly 80,000 to 100,000 supporters, vowing to continue his campaign to overthrow the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz government until the prime minister stepped down.

Referring to his ongoing sit-in in Islamabad, the PTI chairman said that the people of Pakistan have been struggling to make a “naya Pakistan.” He called on the people of Karachi to support his struggle and claimed to have come to the city to “unite everyone” – Sindhis and Muhajirs alike. Read the full story here.

Express News screengrab of PTI chairman Imran Khan addressing his supporters flanked by Shah Mehmood Qureshi, former cricketer Javed Miandad and PTI leader Jehangir Tareen. ......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

September 21, 6:15pm

PTI vice chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi says people in Karachi stood in lines for several hours to vote for Imran Khan.

“Today we have come to Karachi to thank its people,” he adds. "I invite Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's cabinet to come count the people in PTI's protest today."

The PTI vice chairman alleges PTI president Javed Hashmi is siding with PM Nawaz. "Multan's fate will be decided on October 16," Qureshi says while referring to elections for Hashmi's vacant NA seat.

“I admit we couldn’t give as much attention to Interior Sindh but we (PTI) promise we will go to every street and every corner of Sindh.”

“Today, people don’t see PPP as Bhutto’s party but as Zardari’s party,” says Qureshi, adding, “People in Sindh will come out on the streets to oppose Zardari’s power.”



Express News screengrab of PTI vice chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi addressing the crowd.

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September 21, 6:05pm

Awami Muslim League chief Sheikh Rasheed addressing the crowd says the nations wants Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign.

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September 21, 5:52pm

PTI chairman Imran Khan takes the stage.



Express News screengrab of PTI chairman Imran Khan on the stage in Karachi.

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September 21, 5:50pm

Former cricketer Javed Miandad, former Olympian Samiullah Khan, VJ Mani and TV show host Waqar Zaka are present at the protest. Meanwhile, PTI vice chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi has taken the stage.

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September 21, 5:40pm

There are around 20,000 to 30,000 people currently present at the PTI protest, our correspondent Rabia Ali reports.



Express News screengrab of the crowd at the PTI protest.

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September 21, 5:40pm

As the crowd at the PTI's rally in Karachi swells, people are shoving and pushing each other to get closer to the stage while waiting for PTI chairperson Imran Khan to arrive at the venue, our correspondent Rabia Ali reports. One person is reported to have fainted as there are too many people and not adequate organisation. Meanwhile, DJ Butt is requesting the crowd to move away from his sound system.

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September 21, 5:35pm

PTI chairperson Imran Khan has reached the venue of his rally, Express News reports.

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September 21, 4:35pm

PTI chairperson Imran Khan has reached Karachi, Express News reports. Imran will offer prayers at the Mazar-e-Quaid before heading to the venue of his rally. PTI leaders Shah Mehmood Qureshi and Jehangir Tareen are accompanying Imran.

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September 21, 3:45pm



Express News screengrab of women waiting in lines before entering the venue of the rally.

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September 21, 3:25pm

Meanwhile, people in large numbers, especially women, have started gathering at the venue ahead of the PTI chairperson's arrival.

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September 21, 3:20pm

PTI chairperson Imran Khan has left for Karachi where he is scheduled to address his supporters, Express News reported.

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September 20, 11:20pm

Imran Khan takes up the microphone again. Says when the people realise their power, no one can enslave them.

"In how many days Nawaz goes, this will become clear in the coming days, because it is certain now that he has to go since the people have decided that."

Imran, while pointing towards the crowds, says "no power can defeat you and within days you will hear good news."

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Look who | 5 years ago | Reply | Recommend

@Dr Javaid: But none of your education is in the social sciences and you are as naive about social sciences as my son who happens to be a US educated physician. You are too rigid in your support of IK and cannot see his faults. I can see all the faults of the present government but someone better and honest than IK should replace NS. Try to be objective, if you can!!! As someone who has taught at US and more at Pak universities for over twenty years, I know the opinion of the youngsters at Pak universities, a number of them are just as gullible and misguided.

Dr Javaid | 5 years ago | Reply | Recommend

@Look who:Much to your dislike almost all educated and sensible people of this country here and abroad are supporting Imran Khan and PTI. Go and to talk to students in universities and listen what do they say.Those who are opposing Imran Khan and PTI wants the corrupt system to continue because this system suits them very well.For your kind information I received my post graduate traing in UK from one of the most prestigious institute called Royal of College of Physician London. I returned to this country to serve Pakistan.I dont need your certificate of approval.

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