In October, 50 supporters of Pakistani cricket hero-turned politician Imran Khan were arrested during a demonstration against the IMF. “They kicked the people like a football,” Arif Alvi, leader of Khan’s Justice Movement, said. Khan called for demonstrations across the country, saying the IMF and World Bank-led policies were causing instability in developing countries such as Pakistan.
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