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Opposition parties mounting pressure on Imran Khan govt to resign

Updated: December 2, 2020 1:37 pm
In Pakistan, opposition parties are mounting pressure on the Imran Khan government to resign, and the message struck a chord with the masses, in a country now suffering double digit inflation and negative economic growth. Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), formed last month by nine major opposition parties is organizing nationwide agitations against the government.

Under Imran Khan, Pakistan has experienced mounting censorship of the media and a crackdown on dissent, critics and opposition. But the campaign against him sought to tap into discontent over his handling of the economy, which was tanking even before the global coronavirus pandemic struck.

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