Pakistani Cleric 'Ready To Die' If Prime Minister Doesn't Resign

August 25, 2014 4:09 PM

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A Pakistani cleric who is leading an antigovernment protest in Islamabad says he is prepared to die if Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif does not resign within 48 hours.

Tahir-ul-Qadri showed thousands of protesters outside Pakistan’s parliament a white burial shroud on August 25 as he announced his deadline -- saying that the shroud would either be for himself or for Sharif's government.

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