Pakistan: 4,000 riot police sweep away violent Islamist protest with teargas

Some 4,000 police officers, many heavily armed and protected, were deployed to a large-scale Islamist protest which had sparked violence in Islamabad, Saturday. Thousands of demonstrators from the Tehreek-e-Labaik Islamist party flooded the Pakistani capital demanding that the Minister of Law, Zahid Hamid, is sacked for 'blasphemy' after the electoral oath was altered. Images show fires in the... Еще city's streets and protesters being detained as well as heavy-handedness from the Pakistani authorities.

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