Imran Khan

Pakistan Files Terrorism Charges Against Islamist Ex-PM Imran Khan

Police in Pakistan pressed charges against Islamist former Prime Minister Imran Khan this weekend under the nation’s anti-terrorism laws for a speech Khan delivered on Saturday in which he personally named a judge and police officials and threatened not to “spare” them if he returned to power.

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan attends a meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Council of Heads of State in Bishkek on June 14, 2019. (Photo by Alexey DRUZHININ / SPUTNIK / AFP) (Photo credit should read ALEXEY DRUZHININ/AFP/Getty Images)

Pakistan: Tens of Thousands Protest Against Imran Khan’s Ouster

Tens of thousands of people gathered on Sunday night across dozens of Pakistani cities to protest against the removal of Imran Khan from the office of Pakistan’s prime minister through a “no confidence” vote earlier Sunday, with “more than 20,000 people” taking to the streets of the southern port city of Karachi, Al Jazeera reported.

Supporters of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party of dismissed Pakistan's prime minister Imran Khan, gather in a rally in his support in Karachi on April 10, 2022. - Imran Khan was dismissed as Pakistan's prime minister after losing a no-confidence vote, paving the way for an unlikely opposition alliance that faces …

Pakistan Eulogizes Nuclear Proliferator AQ Khan as ‘National Icon’

Nuclear scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan died in a Pakistani military hospital on Sunday at the age of 85, apparently a victim of the Wuhan coronavirus or one of its comorbidities. He was celebrated by Prime Minister Imran Khan as a “national hero” for turning Pakistan into a “nuclear weapon state.” Left unmentioned in the PM’s eulogy was AQ Khan’s role as a dangerous proliferator who sold nuclear secrets to Iran, North Korea, and Libya.

Supporters and officials gather around an ambulance carrying the coffin of the late Pakistan's nuclear scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan for his funeral outside the Faisal Mosque following his death in Islamabad on October 10, 2021. (Photo by Aamir QURESHI / AFP) (Photo by AAMIR QURESHI/AFP via Getty Images)

Report: Islamist Pakistan Is Helping China’s Uyghur Genocide

Pakistan has played a critical role over many years in helping China suppress the Uyghur expat community within its borders as Beijing orchestrates the ethnic group’s genocide in its northwestern Xinjiang province, according to an August report from the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) and the Oxus Society for Central Asian Affairs.

BEIJING, CHINA - NOVEMBER 2: Chinese President Xi Jinping meets Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan at the Great Hall of the People on November 2, 2018 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Thomas Peter-Pool/Getty Images)

Islamist Pakistan Defends China’s Muslim Genocide

The prime minister of Pakistan, Islamist former sports star Imran Khan, told Chinese reporters his country accepts China’s denials that the Communist Party is committing genocide against Muslim ethnic minorities, the Pakistan newspaper Dawn reported Thursday, despite overwhelming evidence to the country.

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan addresses during the inauguration ceremony of Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur, Pakistan, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. Pakistan's prime minister has inaugurated a visa-free initiative that allows Sikh pilgrims from India to visit one of their holiest shrines. Khan opened the border corridor on Saturday as …