Americans protest US involvement in ouster of Pakistan PM Khan – A large number of people have held demonstrations in the United States to protest the US involvement in ousting the democratically-elected government of Prime Minister Imran Khan in Pakistan.
According to Press TV, hundreds of people gathered outside the Pakistan Embassy in Washington, DC, on Tuesday and charged the administration of US President Joe Biden with playing a part in toppling the Khan government.
They were carrying the pictures of opposition leaders calling them looters, and shouted slogans such as, “crime minister is not acceptable,” referring to Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif who has replaced Khan.
Thousands of people also held a massive rally in Houston, Texas, on Monday against the ouster of the Khan government, and denounced the new government as an “imported government.”
More rallies in support of the ousted Khan government are planned in the coming days across the United States.
Khan lost a no-confidence vote in his leadership on Saturday night after opposition parties brought a motion against him, following days of drama. The motion was first brought last week, but Khan initially blocked it by dissolving parliament.
The vote went through after the country’s Supreme Court ruled in favor of opposition parties and said Khan’s move was unconstitutional.
Shahbaz Sharif, the younger brother of three-time Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, led the bid to topple Khan. He was named the country’s new prime minister on Monday.