Pakistani supporters of Canada-based preacher Tahir-ul-Qadri listen to their leader's speech in front of the Parliament during an anti-government protest in Islamabad on August 21, 2014. Pakistani opposition politician Imran Khan on August 21 called off talks with the government aimed at ending protests seeking the fall of the prime minister, which have destabilised the nuclear-armed nation. Khan and populist cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri have led followers protesting outside parliament for the past two days demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif quit. AFP PHOTO/ Aamir QURESHI
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A Pakistani woman points to an anti-government poster before the upcoming anti-government rally of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) in Lahore. Tahir-ul-Qadri, has launched campaign against Nawaz Sharif and has hinted to join Khan's long-march. The threat of a nationwide protest by the Tehrik-e-Insaf led by cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan has put pressure on the government of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.