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Pakistan law minister resigns; nationwide protests called off

Pakistani activists from the Tehreek-i-Labaik Yah Rasool Allah Pakistan (TLYRAP) religious group shout slogans at the end of a protest in Islamabad on November 27, 2017. (AFP)

Javed Rana
Press TV, Islamabad

Three weeks of protests in Pakistan have come to an end with law minister Zahid Hamid resigning under huge public pressure. Hamid stepped down on Sunday over his alleged role in omitting a reference to the Prophet Muhammad in a parliamentary bill. Our correspondent Javed Rana has more from Islamabad. 


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