Shutting Down Pakistan: The March on Islamabad (Dispatch 4)

Watch “The March on Islamabad (Dispatch 3)” – After more than 100 days of ongoing protests in Pakistan, Imran Khan, the leader of the country’s opposition Tehreek-e-Insaf party (PTI), has called on his supporters to “shut down” every major city. Khan promises to have the country on lockdown by December 18 in an effort to force Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from office unless his government allows an independent commission to audit the 2013 election results, which Khan insists are fraudulent. VICE News was at a recent PTI protest in Faisalabad, a major industrial center, as tensions escalated and clashes broke out between Khan’s followers and pro-government supporters. Read “Talks to Resolve Pakistan Crisis Crumble Amid Police Crackdown on Protesters” – Subscribe to VICE News here: Check out the VICE News beta for more: Follow VICE News here: Facebook: Twitter: Tumblr: Instagram:

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