PDM announces 'peaceful' protest, sit-in outside Supreme Court.

Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman announced on Friday that the ruling coalition would hold a peaceful protest and sit-in in front of the Supreme Court on Monday.

It comes in respone to the relief granted to PTI chief Imran Khan in multiple cases by the Islamabad High Court (IHC) a day after the Supreme Court had declared his arrest in Al-Qadir Trust corruption case "illegal".

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Maulana made the announcement after an emergency meeting of the PDM, which was attended by various political leaders, including Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, and PML-N chief organizer Maryam Nawaz, who participated via video link.

Speaking to the media after the meeting, Jamiat Ulma-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief criticised the Supreme Court for granting bail to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan in all cases after May 9, and for allegedly giving him preferential treatment. He accused the court of protecting the crime instead of eliminating it and protecting the criminal (Imran Khan).

JUI-F chief also criticised the court for allegedly exceeding its constitutional and legal authority by ordering PTI chief Imran Khan's refrain from arrest in unknown cases. He argued that similar concessions were not given to Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz, or Faryal Talpur.

Moreover, Maulana accused the PTI of being...

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