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23 Jun 2019 | 11:23 AM UTC

Pakistan: Demonstrators protest arrest of former President Zardari June 23 /update 1

Pakistan News Alert

Demonstrators protest the arrest and detention of former President Asif Ali Zardari across Pakistan on June 23; localized disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 6/23/2019, 12:00 AM until 6/29/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Karachi). COUNTRY/REGION Pakistan, Karachi

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Demonstrators protest the arrest and detention of former President Asif Ali Zardari on Sunday, June 23. The protests were organized by the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and held across the country, particularly in Punjab and Sindh provinces. Localized disruptions, including road closure and a heightened security presence, are expected near protest sites. Associated demonstrations are possible in the coming days and weeks.


Former President Asif Ali Zardari was arrested in connection with money laundering charges on Monday, June 10. Zardari served as president from 2008 to 2013 and is the co-chairman of the PPP.


Individuals in Pakistan are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all protests due to the risk of violence, anticipate transportation and commercial disruptions, adhere to instructions issued by local authorities and their home governments, and refrain from discussing sensitive topics in public or on social media.


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