Pakistan

Hundreds of Pakistani Christians Sold as Brides to China

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) – Page after page, the names stack up: 629 girls and women from across Pakistan who were sold as brides to Chinese men and taken to China. The list, obtained by The Associated Press, was compiled by Pakistani investigators determined to break up trafficking networks exploiting the country´s poor and vulnerable.

Pakistani Christian attend Easter mass at the Christ Church in Karachi on April 1, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / RIZWAN TABASSUM (Photo credit should read RIZWAN TABASSUM/AFP/Getty Images)

Islamists Flood Pakistani Capital Demanding Islamist PM Imran Khan Resign

Thousands of demonstrators poured into Islamabad from across the country on Friday, including massive marches organized in the cities of Lahore and Karachi earlier this week. The protesters are largely hardline Islamists who want Prime Minister Imran Khan and his government to resign, ostensibly because they believe his 2018 election was illegitimate.

Supporters of Islamic political party Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) react as they listen to the speech of their leader Maulana Fazlur Rehman during an anti-government "Azadi (Freedom) March" in Islamabad on November 1, 2019. - Thousands of Islamists rallied in Islamabad on November 1 as several huge marches from across Pakistan …