12 iulie 2018

Hundreds of former Pakistan ruling party members detained, they say


By Mubasher Bukhari QUETTA , Pakistan (Reuters) – Pakistani police detained hundreds of members of the former ruling party in the central city of Lahore on Thursday, weeks before the country heads to the polls, party officials said. No official reason was given but the party, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz ( PML -N), says it is an attempt to stifle its ability to launch street protests. A police official who asked not to be identified said more than 100 PML -N workers had been detained. “We [...]