We won’t be fooled again, say people of Pakistan

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 — Middle East Monitor

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN – AUGUST 04: Pakistan Justice Movement (PTI) party supporters hold a protest led by former Prime Minister Imran Khan against the coalition government and the Election Commission at Fatma Jinnah Park in the F-9 region of Islamabad, Pakistan on August 04, 2022. ( Muhammed Semih Uğurlu – Anadolu Agency )

Yvonne Ridley

Yvonne Ridley

Politicians in Pakistan rise to power and fall from grace with alarming regularity, so much so that not a single prime minister has ever completed a full term in office. The one constant has been the genuine love and affection ordinary people have for the military. However, that could be about to change now that some inconvenient truths are beginning to surface in the increasingly clumsy attempts to silence Imran Khan.

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Imran Khan’s arrest will derail Pakistan’s democracy

Tuesday, 23 August 2022 — The Cradle

When the nation’s most popular leader in living memory is also the state’s public enemy number one, what will become of Pakistan?

Imran KhanPhoto Credit: The Cradle

Prominent defense analyst and former Pakistani military officer Haider Mehdi has vociferously claimed that Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa colluded with US authorities to topple the Imran Khan government on 9 April.

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How To Manipulate Readers With ‘Expert’ Slanted Reporting

Tuesday, 23 August 2022 — Moon of Alabama

Imran Khan, a former cricket star who went into politics and became Prime Minister of Pakistan, had been ousted by bribing and threatening politicians of his coalition to turn against him. Khan had developed good relations with China and Russia and was against allowing the U.S. military to use Pakistan as a base for attacks in Afghanistan.

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The Ouster Of Imran Khan: How Much Involvement Did the US Have in Pakistan’s Coup?

Monday, 18 April 2022 — MintPress News

ISLAMABAD – Following weeks of high drama and controversy that have racked the nation, Imran Khan has been removed from office. The Pakistani prime minister suffered a vote of no confidence and a loss in the supreme court, ending his rule after less than four years. Coalition partners abandoned him, leaving his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party in the minority.

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