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Pashtuns End Protest in Islamabad, Vow to Reconvene if Demands Not Met

Pashtuns have felt neglected and wrongly targeted in Pakistan for some time. But the death of a shopkeeper, who died in an alleged extrajudicial killing, led to a protest by some Pashtuns. Naqeebullah Mehsud, 27, was killed January 13 in Karachi, the capital of Sindh province. Law enforcement authorities initially accused him of having ties with the Pakistani Taliban. The charge was later dropped following an internal inquiry, and amid growing anger among Pashtuns, who viewed his death...

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