A wave of protests has erupted across Pakistan as people grapple with widespread unemployment, ongoing power cuts and rising food prices. The protests come at a time of political turmoil with allegations of a provincial police chief being kidnapped by the military and forced to sign an arrest warrant for a leading opposition figure.
Demonstrators led by the newly-formed Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) are calling for Prime Minister Imran Khan to step down, accusing him of falsifying the results of the 2018 election and overseeing a cabinet rife with corruption.
In this episode of The Stream, we ask: can Imran Khan resist the pressure?
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