Arrest of opposition activists will aggravate the situation.

Arrest of opposition activists will aggravate the situation.

Karāchi : Pakistan | Mar 11, 2009 at 10:23 PM PDT
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News reports and Local TV channels say that government has arrested thousands of opposition to foil their anti-government march on the capital. Local channels are telecasting police dragging activists into their vans. In my opinion, this kind of crackdown will undermine support for the fragile coalition government in Islamabad. Government’s use of force is damaging the credibility of the president.

Many Pakistanis like me believe that the growing unrest will pay the way for army intervention.

The two big leaders are not thinking about Pakistan. They just want to settle their old scores.


munaeem is based in Karāchi, Sind, Pakistan, and is a Stringer on Allvoices.
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