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Pakistan Election Commission Bars Ex-PM Imran Khan from Holding Office

HeadlineOct 21, 2022

In Pakistan, former Prime Minister Imran Khan has been disqualified from holding office for five years. Pakistan’s Election Commission accused Khan of “corrupt practices” for the resale of gifts he received while in power. Khan’s party rejected the ruling and called on supporters to take to the streets. Khan was removed from power in April after a parliamentary vote of no confidence; Khan described the move as a form of “U.S.-backed regime change.”

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