Drive-by Planet: Pakistan drone protest: American Code Pink campaigners join PTI peace convoy

According to Pakistan’s Dawn online news, the Tehrik-i-insaf’s (PTI) peace convoy protesting drone attacks made it to the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa town of Dera Ismail Khan late Saturday. The peace convoy was greeted by cheering crowds. En-route it stopped in Mianwali for a brief rally. Dawn: The convoy, which departed from Rawalpindi and Islamabad under Khan’s leadership, ...

Drive-by Planet: US drone strikes: Imran Khan to lead protest in Waziristan

Imran Khan who heads up Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI) will go ahead with a protest against American drone attacks in the region despite a reported Taliban threat. Khan plans to lead a demonstration in the town of Miranshah in North Waziristan accompanied by party members and activists. The area is a tribal stronghold of the Taliban. An ...