Thousands of members of a religious party and other opposition groups have camped out in Pakistan's capital, demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Imran Khan over poor economic performance.
A religious leader has mobilised huge crowds demanding Prime Minister Imran Khan’s resignation.
The JUI-F march is supported by main opposition parties like Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz of former premier Nawaz Sharif and Pakistan Peoples' Party of former president Asif Ali Zardari as well as nationalist and secular parties.
Pakistan is a flawed democracy, but its shortcomings should not lead to a dismissal of the country as a 'failed state' or an intrinsically undemocratic one. Pakistanis are demonstrating that the arc of Pakistan's politics, bends towards democracy.
Many of the players — and institutions — in Pakistan's elections have come into question before the polls, but the only way to strengthen Pakistan's democracy is for voters to stand up and be counted.
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