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    An alliance of opposition parties in Pakistan has held its first rally of the year against the government, demanding Prime Miniser Imran Khan step down.

    The Pakistan Democratic Movement – or PDM – called on supporters to gather outside the Election Commission, amid allegations Khan fraudulently financed his campaign.

    They say Khan accepted illegal funds from abroad in 2013

    Khan’s party admitted raising campaign funds through foreign accounts, but blamed illegalities on its agents in the U.S. without specifying who they were.

    PDM leaders say what Khan committed a ‘national crime’ and should be punished.

    So, will he step down?

    Presenter: Kim Vinell


    Shibli Faraz, Information Minister for Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Party.

    Shiraz Paracha, political analyst and commentator.

    Miftah Ismail, politician for the Pakistan Muslim League.

    Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel

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    Pakistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, is a country in South Asia. It has a population exceeding 212.2 million, including the world’s second-largest Muslim population. It has an area of 881,913 square kilometres (340,509 square miles).

    Pakistan has a 1,046-kilometre (650-mile) coastline along the Arabian Sea and Gulf of Oman in the south and is bordered by India to the east, Afghanistan to the west, Iran to the southwest, and China to the northeast. It is separated narrowly from Tajikistan by Afghanistan’s Wakhan Corridor in the northwest, and also shares a maritime border with Oman.

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