Thousands Protest NATO in Pakistan
Islamabad, July 17 (RHC)-- Thousands of people are continuing a march in Pakistan against the resumption of NATO supply convoys for neighboring Afghanistan. The convoys resumed after the Barack Obama administration apologized for an attack that killed 24 Pakistani troops in November.
Led by the Jamaat-e-Islami political party, demonstrators reached the city of Peshawar on Monday and organizers expect up to 50,000 people for the next phase of the march towards the Afghan border. Organizers said Pakistanis are upset with the Afghan war and with ongoing U.S. drone strikes that kill innocent Pakistani women and children.