Voice of America quotes South Asia Center Nonresident Senior Fellow Claude Rakisits on mass protests in Pakistan demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif:

The other protest, led Dr. Tahirul Qadri of the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) party, is demanding a broader “revolution of the system,” according to Claude Rakisits, nonresident senior fellow at the Washington-based Atlantic Council.  Specifically, PAT is pushing for sweeping political reforms that will end the hold of wealthy landowners and businessmen on the country’s politics.

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