ISLAMABAD – Protesters have for the second day in a row, roads blocked in Pakistan. They are desolate, because the christian Asia Bibi by the supreme court, is acquitted of the charge of blasphemy. Prime minister Imran Khan, the protesters warned not to go too far.
The protesters have for the second day in a row, roads blocked in Pakistan.
Bibi was about eight years on death row, because the prophet Muhammad would have been offended during an argument with neighbors. The supreme court ruled Wednesday that they should be released. That led to divisions in Pakistani society. The radical islamic TLP-party has its supporters mobilized to protest against the court ruling.
Groups of protesters blockaded Thursday back roads in major cities such as Lahore as Karachi. Prime minister Khan stated Wednesday night in a speech on television that his government will act against long-term blockages. “I call you on the state not to force action”, he warned the demonstrators.
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