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Tens of thousands of opposition supporters rallied on Sunday in the city of Karachi as part of a campaign to oust Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan, who they accuse of being installed by the military in a rigged 2018 election.   


 Nine major opposition parties formed a joint platform called the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) last month to begin a nationwide agitation against the government.   


 “You’ve snatched jobs from people. You have snatched two-time a day food from the people,” said opposition leader Maryam Nawaz referring to Khan while addressing the rally, which drew growing crowds in the second such gathering in three days.   


 Maryam is the daughter and political heir of the former three-time premier Nawaz Sharif.   


 “Our farmers have hunger in their homes... our youth is disappointed,” said another opposition leader, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari.  The protests come as the country’s economy - which had already tanked before the global pandemic - struggles with double digit inflation and negative growth, which Khans opponents blame on his government.   


 Khan’s two-year tenure has also seen mounting censorship and a crackdown on dissent, critics and opposition leaders.    
KARACHI REUTERS Oct 18

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