Washington DC: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) workers gathered in front of the White House to register their protest against Pakistan’s incumbent government’s ‘anti-democratic’ actions against Imran Khan.
Hundreds of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf activists gathered outside the White House, amid strong winds, and harsh weather, and condemned the PMLN-led coalition government’s actions against party chairman Imran Khan.
Former President of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf USA chapter and senior PTI leader Junaid Bashir organized the demonstration in front of the White House in Washington DC.
A large number of people from different states of America participated in the demonstration. The protesters also raised slogans in favor of Imran Khan. People participating in the demonstration said:
“We have come here to draw attention to the deteriorating human rights situation in Pakistan and the threats to democracy. We want the government of Pakistan to immediately stop threatening Imran Khan. The current set-up of rulers in Islamabad is a threat to Pakistan and must be removed now.”
Pakistani community members were also present on this occasion. The participants said that it is now necessary for us to raise our voice because it would be a criminal act not to condemn what is happening in Pakistan.
What we have seen in the last few days is not politics, it is an attack on democracy and democratic values.
A large number of women were also included in the protestors. The protesters called on the international community to condemn the violations of basic human rights by the government of Pakistan and the detention and torture by the security agencies.
The protesters demanded an end to the targeting of political opponents through arrests and false accusations.
All politically motivated cases should be withdrawn. The series of bans on press freedom should be stopped, the brutality of peaceful protesters by the police should be stopped. All political workers should be released and proper security should be provided to Imran Khan.